Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP
Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP
Adoption

In South Korea, young mothers are pressured into giving up babies for adoption, documentary shows

  • Filmmaker Sun Hee Engelstoft is one of about 200,000 South Koreans to have been adopted overseas during the past six decades, mainly to white parents in America and Europe
  • Her film, Forget Me Not, began as her personal attempt to understand her Korean mother, who at age 19 gave Englestoft up for adoption

Topic |   Adoption
Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP
Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP
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