Fall conference on adoption features filmmaker

Producer, director, and author Ann Fessler is keynote speaker at the 10th annual fall workshop presented by Forget Me Not Family Society.

The documentary A Girl Like Her is produced and directed by Ann Fessler

The Forget Me Not Family Society presents its 10th annual fall workshop featuring keynote speaker Ann Fessler, Oct. 24-25.

It’s open to anyone who has been touched by adoption, the society’s board says. It takes place at the Executive Airport Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre in Richmond.

Fessler is the author of The Girls Who Went Away and the filmmaker of A Girl Like Her. She’s spent 25 years on the subject of adoption and revealing the hidden stories of mothers who lost children to adoption in the 1950s to the early 1970s, when an unprecedented number of babies were surrendered due to the social pressures of the times.

For more information, visit www.adoptioncircles.net or contact Marni Tetz, marnietetz@shaw.ca or 604-862-4432.