The F Word: A Foster-to-Adopt Story

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Season 1 of The F Word revealed the story of one queer couple adopting from foster care in Oakland, CA. Season 2 continues their story while amplifying other voices in the foster care world: birth families, foster youth, adoptees, adoptive parents of color, and social entrepreneurs working to repair a broken system.


Nico Opper. They are looking directly at the camera, smiling slightly. They wear dark, thick-rimmed glasses, a collared shirt, and have their hair cut short. Black and white portrait.Nico Opper is the Emmy®-nominated filmmaker of Off and Running (POV, 2010) and Visitor’s Day. Nico’s work has screened at Tribeca Film Festival, AFI Docs, Guadalajara, Frameline, Outfest, and 70 other festivals internationally, and has been supported by ITVS, Chicken & Egg Pictures, NYSCA, Black Public Media, and a Fulbright Fellowship. Nico was one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” The F Word (Season One) was featured on Indie Lens Storycast, a channel created by ITVS and PBS.