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Family Portrait in Black and White

Directed by Julia Ivanova
Canada, Ukraine, 2011
Documentary

Synopsis

In a small Ukrainian town, Olga Nenya, raises 16 black orphans amidst a population of Slavic blue-eyed blondes. Their stories expose the harsh realities of growing up as a bi-racial child in Eastern Europe.

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Family Portrait in Black and White Directed by Julia Ivanova

Awards & Festivals

Genie Awards

2012 | Nominee: Best Feature Length Documentary

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

2011 | Winner: Best Documentary (Canadian)