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Finding Christa.

A partly documentary film concerning an artist who leaves her three-year old daughter at a children's home and that daughter, a performing artist, who later, at the urging of her adoptive mother, seeks her out. Film by Camille Billops and James Hatch. 1991 55 min.
Reviews and articles:
Deans, Jill R. "Performing The Search In Adoption Autobiography: Finding Christa and Reno Finds Her Mom." Biography 2001 24(1): 85-98.
Lane, Jim "Black Autobiographical Documentary." Jump Cut /40, Mar 96; p.38-46.