goa

Located deep in southern Goa, the #ShreeShantadurga temple was a clue to help us find Nisha’s mother and a missing piece to her family history and culture.  

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Located deep in southern Goa, the #ShreeShantadurga temple was a clue to help us find Nisha’s mother and a missing piece to her family history and culture.

#youfollowthefilm #travel #Goa #india #temple #worship #hindu #hinduism #durga #dieties #documentary #onlocation #film #mandir #family #history #adopteerights #familytree #heritage #internationalfilm

After a few days of being on the #road, we decided to take a break and rent a two story #cabana on #anjunabeach.  

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After a few days of being on the #road, we decided to take a break and rent a two story #cabana on #anjunabeach.

#youfollowthefilm #aum #om #sanskrit #peace #paradise #arabiansea #sunshine #umbrellas #relax #dayoff #traveloics #instatravel #india #goa #documentary #photography #workhard #playharder

THE MOMENT

This is the moment when the #search took off. #Thanks to Tony and his #family pictured here, we were able to continue the search for Nisha’s #birthmother… and eat #delicious #homemade snacks.  

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This is the moment when the #search took off. #Thanks to Tony and his #family pictured here, we were able to continue the search for Nisha’s #birthmother… and eat #delicious #homemade snacks.

#youfollowthefilm #foodtruck #panjim #goa #streetfood #internationalfilm #friends #behindthescenes #shooting #nikon #chickenlollipops

That Was Something New

I was walking through town and I got this sudden flow of energy run through my chest. I immediately identified it as missing someone. That someone was my birth mother. Never have I ever felt that desire in that specific way. What I mean is that I missed her as if I could just call her up and set up a time to meet. Her presence at that moment was different, and like no other time. She felt closer.…

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🎉🎁Happy Birthday to our director and editor, @saywhatfoo !! She is the inspiration and brains behind #youfollowthefilm !! We are so proud of everything she has accomplished and for completing her first full length international documentary!  We love you, Shar! 🎈🎆 #BirthdayGirl #firstfilm #firstdocumentary #womeninfilm #filmcrew #femaledirector #femaleproducers #onlocation #holi #colors #goa #india #IndianGirls #ShesTheBoss #TwoWomanShow

🎉🎁Happy Birthday to our director and editor, @saywhatfoo !! She is the inspiration and brains behind #youfollowthefilm !! We are so proud of everything she has accomplished and for completing her first full length international documentary! We love you, Shar! 🎈🎆 #BirthdayGirl #firstfilm #firstdocumentary #womeninfilm #filmcrew #femaledirector #femaleproducers #onlocation #holi #colors #goa #india #IndianGirls #ShesTheBoss #TwoWomanShow

The best rejection letter we ever received!! #documentary #film #womeninfilm #femaledirector #femaleeditor #femaleproducer #india #indianwomen #films #rejectionletter #grownasswomen #adoption #adoptee #search #transracialadoptee #youfollowthefilm #flipthescript #filmfestivals #dreams #passionproject #goa #travel  (at Los Angeles, CA)

The best rejection letter we ever received!! #documentary #film #womeninfilm #femaledirector #femaleeditor #femaleproducer #india #indianwomen #films #rejectionletter #grownasswomen #adoption #adoptee #search #transracialadoptee #youfollowthefilm #flipthescript #filmfestivals #dreams #passionproject #goa #travel (at Los Angeles, CA)

The Value In My Name

I am not one to put a lot of weight on labels when trying to describe myself to others. In fact, I make an effort to detach myself from labels as much as possible. After much thought, there is one label that I value and am proud to have and that is my name.

My name was given to me by my birth mother, and although my parents had the right to change it during my adoption process, I am so happy that…

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