The Space Between You & Me

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The Space Between You & Me

23 mins | United Kingdom | 2021

Director: Lily Ahree Siegel
Producer: Lily Ahree Siegel
Editor: Jon Crook
Cinematographer: Hugh Clegg, Dilenia Rodriguez
Genre Tags: documentary, short, adoption, adoptee, Korean, transracial, Korea
Release Year: 2021
Language: English (United States)
Subtitle: English (United States)
Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Documentary,Short Film,Disability,Female Director,BIPOC,International

(THIS FILM WAS PART OF OUR 2022 FESTIVAL LINEUP AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE ON THE SLAMDANCE CHANNEL) Lily is a Korean-American adoptee, exploring the trauma of international adoption through her birth mother, Myungsoon, and another Korean American adoptee, Emily. The reasons for adoption are often complex, sad, and bittersweet. Through sharing Korean culture, making kimchi, or getting a tattoo, Emily and Lily have different ways to reclaim their lost identity. But can they ever find belonging between these two worlds?