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  UPCOMING SCREENINGS  of A GIRL LIKE HER    HARTFORD, CT:  November 9th at 1:00 PM Real Art Ways Cinema, 56 Arbor Street This screening is FREE and open to the public sponsored by ACCESS Connecticut Q & A with the Director following the screening http://www.realartways.org/cinema.htm   SPAIN: 7th International Conference, Pontevedra, Spain –  Nov. 22 & … Continue reading

A GIRL LIKE HER is now available WORLDWIDE

 SEE NEW LINK UNDER ADOPTION IN THE NEWS ABOVE Great investigative report about the re-homing of adopted children  that are no longer wanted by their adoptive families.     HOLD THE DATE:  2013 FALL SCREENINGS – of A GIRL LIKE HER    PROVIDENCE, RI: October 8, 7PM  – free and open to the public Rhode Island School … Continue reading

      A GIRL LIKE HER IS NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD!  A GIRL LIKE HER has been released by Women Make Movies and is now available for purchase in the US and Canada Go to Buy DVD on this site for more details.            

A GIRL LIKE HER to Screen in Israel

A GIRL LIKE HER will screen at DocAviv the Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival on May 3, 7th and 8th for details: http://www.docaviv.co.il/en/2013/films/2323     A GIRL LIKE HER DVD will be available soon! Check back on April 26th for an update.      

A GIRL LIKE HER to Screen in Springfield, Illinois

University of Illinois, Springfield Spring 2013 Speaker Series    Ann Fessler will screen and discuss her new film A GIRL LIKE HER Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM Univeristy of Illinois Brookens Auditorium    Free and open to the public Sponsored by Friends of Brookens Library College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Women & Gender Studies … Continue reading


NEW ARTICLES OF INTEREST: United Church of Canada to hold mirror to its role in forced adoptions as families push for a national inquiry October 9, 2012, National Post, Canada – Read article here   Nigerian’s battle to keep her baby September 25, 2012, BBC News AFRICA – Read article here   NEW REVIEW of A GIRL LIKE … Continue reading

NEW REVIEW of A GIRL LIKE HER  by Dan Schindel for Otste.  Check it out here   NOVEMBER  & DECEMBER SCREENINGS of A GIRL LIKE HER:   *******EUROPEAN PREMIERE******* IDFA – International Documentary Festival, Amsterdam Director Attending , November 15-19 Friday, November 16, 5:30PM at Tuschinski 6 Sunday, November 18, 10AM at Tuschinski 4 Saturday, November … Continue reading

NEXT SCREENING  Flickers-Rhode Island International Film Festival August 7-12, screening on August 11, 2:00PM, Metcalf Auditorium   UPCOMING SCREENINGS: see details under SCREENINGS  Montreal World Film Festival, August 23-Sept. 3 — details announced soon Milwaukee Film Festival, early October – details announced soon Origins Canada, Adoption Experience Conference, Toronto, Oct. 19-20 The Wexner Center, Columbus, Ohio, November … Continue reading

RECENT SCREENINGS: A GIRL LIKE HER  World Premiere  – Full Frame Documentary Festival in Durham, NC April 13, 2012   Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival Two screenings: April 20 and 21   American Adoption Congress – National Conference April 27, 2012   SEE PICTURES FROM FULL FRAME,  MINNEAPOLIS, and AAC — on A GIRL LIKE HER … Continue reading

Upcoming Screenings!

A GIRL LIKE HER  World Premiere Full Frame Documentary Festival in Durham, NC,  April 12-15, 2012 / Screening time Friday, April 13, 1:30PM See details under SCREENINGS above.   A GIRL LIKE HER screening American Adoption Congress – National Conference Denver, Colorado  April 27, 2012  See details under SCREENINGS above

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