'aka SEOUL' explores Korean adoptee stories

New digital documentary follows the journeys of five Korean adoptees.

aka SEOUL is a new documentary that explores the journeys of five Korean adoptees. Directed by Jon Maxwell and produced by ISAtv in partnership with NBC Asian America, the documentary will be released online in seven parts throughout November, with each episode focusing on new characters and intertwining storylines offering a unique perspective on the adoptee experience.

aka SEOUL is a follow up to the documentary series aka DAN, which chronicled the 2013 journey of rapper and Korean adoptee Dan Matthews as he reconnected with his birth family, including a twin brother he never knew about. Three years later, aka SEOUL follows Dan and four other Korean adoptees as they visit Korea during the summer of 2016 and shed light on different aspects of their adoptee identities.

Here's the trailer:

Part one of aka SEOUL dropped today.

New installments of aka SEOUL will be released digitally on Mondays and Wednesday throughout the rest of this month, and can be seen on NBC Asian America's website, Facebook page and YouTube channel.

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