Brown Babies: The Mischlingskinder Story reveals a chapter of history few know about. The film presents an era when children born to German women and African-American soldiers were unwanted, ignored and forgotten. Winner of the Best Documentary award at the 2011 American Black Film Festival, Brown Babies: The Mischlingskinder Story is a must-see, documentary that poignantly chronicles the lives of the biracial , bicultural children of African American GIs and German women. These children, placed in orphanages, were left to live without the support of their parents and their countries, Germany and the United States.
Emmy award winning TV News executive producer Regina Griffin is the director, writer and producer of Brown Babies: The Mischlingskinder Story. The original music was composed by Bobby Burwell. His work has been featured in several Lionsgate Films and Tyler Perry movies.
Brown Babies continues to garner national and local attention. It has been featured on CNN and earned the distinction of Best Film at the African-American Women in Cinema Film Festival (New York City) and was HBO Best Documentary finalist at the 2011 Martha’s Vineyard Black Film Festival.
- Best Documentary, American Black Film Festival 2011
- Best Film, Audience Award, African-American Women in Cinema 2011
- HBO Finalist, Martha’s Vineyard Black Film Festival, 2011
- Best Documentary Nominee, Black Reel Awards, 2012