A Journey in My Mother's Footsteps (2011)

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Since the 1970's, Jessie Rosenmeier has worked as an activist to improve the lives of orphans and street children in India, primarily in the cities of Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai. Through her volunteer work approximately 400 children have gone in adoption to Denmark, schools, orphanages and sponsorship programs have evolved. Hoping to understand her mother's choices, Dina Rosenmeier, the youngest of her 6 children, sets out on a journey in her footsteps. -- (C) Official Site
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Documentary , Special Interest
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Full Review… | December 1, 2011
New York Times
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Ms. Rosenmeier's tendency to insert herself at the center of the story ... at first seems slightly immodest. Gradually, it suggests a deeply unsettling level of self-involvement.

Full Review… | December 1, 2011
New York Times
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There's a lot of heartbreak in this chronicle of Dina Rosenmeier, a Danish woman hoping to follow in her mother's humanitarian ways and aid needy orphans in India.

Full Review… | December 1, 2011
New York Daily News
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Great achievements don't guarantee great documentary-or, as A Journey in My Mother's Footsteps proves, they don't even secure a mediocre one.

Full Review… | November 29, 2011
Village Voice
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Full Review… | November 28, 2011
Variety
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[A] stirring, if inconclusive documentary...

Full Review… | November 10, 2011
Los Angeles Times
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