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Family Portrait in Black and White

  • Release Date: Jul 13, 2012
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 46 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Julia Ivanova


Olga Nenya is a woman living in the Ukraine who has taken on a task most would never think of trying -- she's a foster mother who looks after 23 children, many of them the mixed-race offspring of African exchange students and local girls. In a community where people of color are still regarded with suspicion and a growing white-supremacist movement has taken root, Nenya's willingness to look after so many children, particularly given their race, is to be admired. However, while Nenya is a woman of great...more

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