Love, Isabelle

Love, Isabelle

5 minutes

Documentary, Coming of Age, Drama, Family

English

United States

2020

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Due to China’s one-child policy, over 267,000 children were adopted by families from different countries. Isabelle was adopted as a baby from China and grew up in New York City. This is her letter to her biological parents after 22 years of being apart. 

Hunter College/CUNY

Director

  • Isabelle Yank
  • Isabelle was born under the One-Child Policy in Jiangxi, China. She grew up in NYC with her mother and three sisters; two also adopted from China. She always had a passion for telling stories and started her YouTube channel to share her experience as a Chinese adoptee. Growing up, she attended a dual language school for Mandarin. At Hunter College she joined the Chinese Flagship Program and double majored in Anthropology & Chinese. In 2019 she studied and interned in China for her capstone year.
  • Producer

    • Isabelle Yank
    • Sharon Young
  • Writer

    • Isabelle Yank
  • Cast

    • Isabelle Yank

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