Cinema Libre Studio is making this documentary available free globally for the month of June to help demonstrate the systemic bias that BIPOC face in America. Please click the lower right hand corner to expand to FULL SCREEN
In KIDSí RIGHTS: THE BUSINESS OF ADOPTION, filmmakers Michael Dudko and Olga Rudnieva ask themselves if they are good enough for parenthood and whether they have the right after they personally witness Sir Elton Johnís own failed attempt to adopt a child. Their investigation leads them through the Himalayas, the urban slums of Ukraine, China, the United Kingdom, and the United States where they learn about the corruption behind adoption practices and the cyclical problems caused by the welfare system. Through interviews with Dave Pelzer, author of ďA Child Called ItĒ, social workers, neuropsychologists, attorneys, parents, soon-to-be parents, victims of child abuse, and Sir Elton John himself, they learn that in todayís global society children in lack of basic human rights and privileges.