Glenn Morey

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Glenn Morey is a 40-year filmmaker and co-director of the Korean adoption documentary project, Side by Side.

Glenn Morey is half of a husband/wife filmmaking team, along with Julie Morey. Glenn is an inter-country adoptee, born in Seoul, Korea. He lives in Denver and has enjoyed a 40-year career in filmmaking, brand development, content creation and programming. He was an Executive Producer for the documentary film, House on Fire: Black America Responds to AIDS, featuring Julian Bond, Kweisi Mfume, Maya Angelou, and others, broadcast on PBS. The Moreys’ current documentary film project, Side by Side, presents the stories of 100 former South Korean orphans and “social orphans” who were adopted to Western countries or who aged out of Korean orphanages. The Moreys have been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Side by Side won the Gold Jury Award for Best Short Documentary at the Social Justice Film Festival. It was also an Official Selection of the San Diego Asian Film Festival, Boston Asian American Film Festival, Dumbo Film Festival, and others. In 2019, Side by Side was adapted as a New York Times Op Doc, Given Away, as well as a 12-screen video art installation that exhibited in Seoul and New York City. Side by Side has now been adapted as an Audible Original titled, Given Away.

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