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." "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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