Director Jerry Rothwell explains the motivations behind the film: "I was drawn to this story because it seemed to me that, through an astonishing set of coincidences, Jeffrey and his children were dealing with some of the big human dilemmas posed by the ...
Jerry Rothwell is a British documentary filmmaker best known for the award- winning feature docs How To Change The World (2015), Town of Runners (2012 ), Donor Unknown (2010), Heavy Load (2008) and Deep Water (2006). All of his films have been produced by Al Morrow of Met Film.
In Donor Unknown, the adult children of a common sperm donor find each other and their anonymous father.
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Jerry Rothwell, Director: How to Change the World.
Oct 21, 2011 ... "Nothing in the Hollywood imagination can compete with the plot of Donor Unknown." - The Sunday Times. "Sweet-natured and affecting... a triumph." - The Independent. Donor Unknown, 2010. Dir. Jerry Rothwell (http://twitter.com/#!/ townofrunners). Winner: Best Documentary, Tribeca Online 2011.
A woman meets her sperm donor-father and sparks a fascinating journey into identity and family in 'Donor Unknown,' Jerry Rothwell's documentary airing on PBS SoCal. October 22, 2011|By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic. Jeffrey Harrison, the sperm donor, in the documentary "Donor Unknown.
Jun 4, 2011 ... A group of kids find their father in Jerry Rothwell's Donor Unknown. From classical tragedy through Elizabethan comedy to the present we've had stories about children discovering the identities of their parents. Now we're having tales of sperm donors tracked down by their offspring. The best feature film on ...