Her passport said she was Cha Jung Hee. She knew she was not. So began a 40-year deception for a Korean adoptee who came to the United States in 1966. Told to keep her true identity secret from her new American family, the 8-year-old girl quickly forgot she had ever been anyone else. But why had her identity been switched? And who was the real Cha Jung Hee? In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee is the search to find the answers, as acclaimed filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem (First Person Plural, POV 2000) returns to her native Korea to find her “double,” the mysterious girl whose place she took in America.To check the schedule for In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee in your area, click here.
Monday, September 13, 2010
On PBS Tomorrow: In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee
Don't forget, tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, is the last in the series of three documentaries about adoption shown on PBS. This one is In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee: