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SHARED ORIGINS
 
SHARED ORIGINS
 
NY Premiere

Director: Elena Rue

United States, 2012, 18min
Format: Digital
Festival Year: 2014
Category: LGBT
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Crew:  Cinematography: Elena Rue - Editing: Elena Rue
Email:  elenaruegmail.com

synopsis
Two transracially adopted girls, born in Ethiopia and raised in North Carolina by lesbian parents, travel to their birth country for the first time. The film is an intimate portrait of a modern queer family navigating the geographical, cultural, and emotional space of home and the connection to ones heritage.

director
Elena Rue is co-founder of StoryMineMedia, a visual storytelling company specializing in documentary storytelling. She is part-time director of the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellowship Program at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, where she also teaches video and multimedia classes.
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