Tonight: In Celebration of “Fancy” Families

Posted on May 4, 2010
"Sunshine is a refreshing and compelling self-portrait of an adopted woman driven to search for her pride and identity while reconnecting with her biological mother."   -Wellsphere.com "Profoundly affecting. Even resistant guys will find themselves melting in the sunshine."   -Austin American Stateman Has your life ever taken an unexpected detour?  Just in time for Mother's Day, filmmaker Karen Skloss reunites with her biological mother to tell a personal story about adoption and life as a single mother, while grappling with the definition of family. Young, pregnant, single, and unprepared, Skloss struggles with incredible ironies -- that history has repeated itself, and that efforts to protect family can sometimes do the most harm. Sunshine premieres tonight, Tuesday, May 4 at 10:00 on Independent Lens on PBS (check local listings).

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