POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 13, Episode 10 First Person Plural
First Aired: December 18, 2000
A Korean-American adoptee tries to forge relationships with her biological family as she sorts out her feelings toward her adoptive one in “First Person Plural,” an intensely introspective film by Deann Borshay Liem, who was born amid the chaos and poverty of mid-1950s Korea, and adopted in 1966 by Californians Alveen and Arnold Borshay. They assumed Deann was an orphan, but she wasn't---a fact she learned after growing up.