Running time: 6min 36sec
Director: Alice Stanley
Production: Alice Stanley, Alexis Williams
Writer: Alice Stanley
Cinematographer: Paul Kruse
Showing as part of Family Matters – a selection of shorts.
Synopsis: A couple makes a welcome video on the day their (soon-to-be) adopted baby is born, but old tensions arise.
‘Welcome Baby Anderson’ explores adoption, and the unique experiences adoptive parents go through in waiting for a child, even after it is born. The story focuses on a queer family awaiting the arrival of their child, and is explored through the lens of non-binary trans first-time filmmaker, Alice Stanley.