October Films has been commissioned by Channel 4 to make a documentary about the British Adoption Project, 1965- 1981.
The film will explore experiences of people adopted via this part-funded Government project, set up in the mid 1960s specifically to find adoptive families for Black, Asian and mixed race children and record the outcomes of these adoptions. The majority of children were placed with white adoptive families.
We’re interested in hearing from people who were part of this unique research project , which ended in 1981. If you were transracially adopted between 1965 and 1969 and particularly if you remember being interviewed during this time, you may have been part of this research project and we would like to talk to you in complete confidence.
There is currently a lot of political debate around the placement of Black, Asian and mixed race children and we believe that revisiting this unique study could shed historical light on this important issue.
If you would like to find out more about the proposed documentary contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7284 6868/ 07794 204 826
October Films is an award winning production company with a unique track record in human interest documentaries sensitive to their contributors.
For more information see - http://www.octoberfilms.co.uk/
If you were transracially adopted during the 1960s, but are not sure if this was through the British Adoption Project then please contact Patricia McGinty at the British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) at the following email address: email@example.com