Construction projects across the U.S. receive a fresh source of funds from Chinese eager for a green card in exchange. Jane Lanhee Lee looks at the rising popularity of a once-obscure visa scheme.
NINE-YEAR-OLD Keat Rhodes looks just like any other little girl – but she was actually born male. The schoolgirl was only seven years old when she was diagnosed with gender identity disorder and began her transition from boy to girl. Since then she has undergone an incredible transformation with the support of her adoptive parents Emily, 36, and Clint, 41, LeVan, from Ohio, America. And over the next few years Keat, who has a younger brother, Blaine, seven, will undergo treatment to complete her transition from male to female.Today Keat is the picture of happiness but it hasn’t been easy and the family has endured a huge backlash from parents in their community. Made the subject of a Facebook hate campaign, they were accused of child abuse. Some even suggested Emily was turning Keat in to a Barbie doll. But they have fought the bullies and are striving to give their daughter a normal life.
Videographer / Director: Ruaridh Connellan, Producer: Hannah Mouland, Editor: Ian Phillips / Joshua Douglas
Watch the latest Summer Of Cinema compilation trailer produced by the FDA (Film Distributers Association). This one features clips from the following: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, African Cats, Albert Nobbs, All in Good Time, The Amazing Spider-Man, American Pie: Reunion, The Angels’ Share, Bait 3D, Beauty and the Beast 3D, The Bourne Legacy, Brave, Cafe de Flore, Chariots of Fire, Chernobyl Diaries, Dark Horse, The Dark Knight Rises, Dark Shadows, The Dictator, Dr Seuss’ The Lorax, A Fantastic Fear of Everything, Fast Girls, A Few Best Men, The Five-Year Engagement, GI Joe: Retaliation, Ice Age: Continental Drift, iLL Manors, Jeff Who Lives at Home, Katy Perry, The Lucky One, Marvel Avengers Assemble, Men in Black 3, Neighbourhood Watch, Offender, The Pact, Piranha 3DD, Prometheus, Pusher, The Raid, Red Lights, Red Tails, Rock of Ages, The Royal Affair, Safe, Silent House, Snow White and the Huntsman, Ted, Teri Meri Kahani, Tezz, The Three Stooges, Top Cat – The Movie, and Total Recall.