Carolyn and Wyatt Kuether
What if Harry Potter Told His Own Orphan Story? Three Film Programs Give Foster Youth Their Own Voice
Depictions of parentless characters in film range from fantastical (James Bond, Harry Potter, Luke Skywalker, Cinderella) to more realistic (Oliver Twist, Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid”). Rarely have these depictions included an account from the child about what happened and how it affected them.