Content and trigger warning: This film contains discussion around adoption, racism, and uses language that some might find upsetting.

When two female childhood friends announce their adoption of an Ethiopian boy over a celebratory dinner, the evening takes a heated turn as guests debate raising a black boy by white women in present day America.

Director’s Vision for ‘Amadi Comes Home’

Amadi Comes Home is directed by Julie Asriyan and Jessica Burgess. The film explores the intricate friendships between women of diverse backgrounds and delves into race relations in modern day America. The screenplay written by April Mattis and Laura E.Bray is an official selection of HollyShorts Film Festival screeplay competition 2018, and quarter-finalist in the BlueCat Screenplay competition as well as ScreenCraft Film Fund.