“Unicef writes: Of the more than 132 million children classified as orphans, only 13 million have lost both parents. Evidence clearly shows that the vast majority of orphans are living with a surviving parent, grandparent, or other family member. 95 percent of all orphans are over the age of five.”
The film challenges the West’s well-meaning attempt to help the third world through adoption. It exposes a global child and compassion industry, operating in the shadows.
The fate of two families cross paths on the African continent in Ethiopia, at a goat market where child-traders and western adopters gather. A Danish couple, HENRIETTE AND GERT, are to adopt 4 year old Masha, and her 2 year old brother, Roba, from their African parents, SINKENESH AND HUSSEN. Each family has their…
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