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Adoption = Love New York Premiere

October 21, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Pre-registration is requested by Saturday, October 14.

All are welcome to this adoption movie premiere for New York!

This is both an educational opportunity, and an emotional telling across all aspects of the adoption journey. Q&A to follow the movie!

Please note, this movie contains adult content regarding suicide awareness, drugs, and other material that may be difficult for some viewers. View discretion is advised. Suggested rating is PG13. Young children are not able to join us for this event.

Narrated by Darryl McDaniels of Run-D.M.C.

Produced by The New York State Judicial Institute.

Click here to watch the movie trailer

(or copy/paste: https://wowza.nycourts.gov/vod/wowzaplayer.php?source=ji&video=Adoption_Equal_Love_Trailer.mp4)


Saturday, October 21, 2023

7 pm – Doors Open
7:30 pm – Welcome
8 pm – Movie Premiere Begins
Q&A to follow the premiere.

St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439

Marillac Building, Auditorium (Ground Floor)

Enter through Gate 4 on Union Turnpike and park in the lot to the left.

Directions: https://www.stjohns.edu/about/campuses-and-locations/queens-campus/directions-and-area-hotels

Adoption=Love is a documentary that shares all aspects of the adoption process from the start of the journey to the adoption finalization. It captures experiences and emotions of adopted parents, birth parents, and adoptees. It spans the “Rainbow of Adoption” across adult, international, private, foster care adoptions, and agency adoptions.

This event is a partnership between the Adoptive Parents Committee, The New York State Judicial Institute, and St. John’s University Office of Alumni Relations.

Register here.


October 21, 2023
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, New York 11439
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