Tie a Yellow Ribbon

A Korean adoptee shows a nuanced portrait of the everyday struggles of Asian American young women.

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Premiere Date
May 1, 2008
Length
90 minutes
Funding Initiative
Open Call
Series and Special Projects
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    2007 Urbanworld Film Festival-Best Feature
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    2007 CineVegas International Film Festival-Special Jury Prize
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    2008 San Francisco Women's Film Festival-Best Feature Film
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    2008 Delray Beach Film Festival-Best Feature
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    Producer/Director

    Joy Dietrich

    Producer

    Thomas Yong

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    The Film

    Tie a Yellow Ribbon takes its audience on a journey into the world of Asian American young women. Told through the eyes of Jenny Mason, a Korean adoptee, the story shows a nuanced portrait of the everyday struggles of this under-represented group. Jenny's search for connection and a place to call home in American society is often heartwrenching and ultimately redemptive.

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