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Children Underground

  • Release Date: Sep 19, 2001
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 44 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Edet Belzberg


When Romanian dictator Nicolei Ceaucescu outlawed the use of contraceptives and encouraged his subjects to have more children in a bid to increase his nation's population, his campaign had a terrible and dangerous side effect -- thousands of children were born to broken or dysfunctional families in a nation mired in political and economic instability, resulting in a large and rapidly growing population of homeless children in the city of Bucharest, with their numbers estimated at over 20,000. Children...more

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