364. Mi Hermano: Adoption and Creating a Family
The documentary Mi Hermano (My Brother) shares an intimate view on the process of adoption and the difficulties faced when raising children that are not blood brothers themselves, but get to live as such along with the support of a brave mother that got to handle the becoming of a mother in an admirable way.
Alexey was born in Russia. He was adopted by Gabriela, an unmarried spanish woman. Later, Gabriela and Alexey, adopted another child, Mateo. Over 9 years, Alexey and Mateo show us what it means to build reciprocal bonds of trust despite the internal difficulties they face.