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Wo Ai Ni Mommy
(2010) is an award-winning American television documentary directed by Stephanie Wang-Breal, and distributed by P.O.V.. The documentary follows the story of a then 8-year-old Chinese girl, Fang Sui Yong, who was adopted by a Jewish Long Island
Long Island is an island located in the southeast part of the U.S. state of New York, just east of Manhattan. Stretching northeast into the Atlantic Ocean, Long Island contains four counties, two of which are boroughs of New York City , and two of which are mainly suburban...
family. . The film had its world premiere at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival in 2010.
Given a new name of "Faith" by her new adopter mother, Donna Sadowsky, the film documents Faith's life just before her adoption in China, and follows her journey to America for a period of 18 months. Faith lived with her new adopted father, Jeff, as well as the Sadowsky's two biological sons and another Chinese adoptee.
Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy
won the 'Best Documentary Feature' at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, and the 'Sterling Award for Best U.S. Feature' at the Silverdocs
AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival is an American international film festival created by the American Film Institute and Discovery Channel. It is held every year in Silver Spring, Maryland near Washington, D.C.. Started in 2003, the festival is held for eight days in June at...
. The film is nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Informational Programming-Long Form, which will be awarded on September 26, 2011.