Director: Zara Phillips
Awards: Winner of the 2008 Garden State Film Festival for Best Short Home Grown Documentary
Synopsis: Roots: Unknown is a 30-minute documentary examining the lifelong impact of adoption. This educational and informative film will focus on the emotional influence adoption has on the adoptee and their families. Interviews and sound bites with adult adoptees, their families and children will be mixed with artistic images of their art and creative expression. Visual images centered on children’s artwork of family tree school projects will be woven with common themes and thoughts found in interviews.