HOW TO HAVE AN AMERICAN BABY

There is a city in Southern California that is teeming with pregnant women from China. How to Have an American Baby is a kaleidoscopic voyage, told through multiple perspectives, into the booming shadow economy catering to Chinese birth tourists who travel to the U.S. on birthing vacations in order to obtain U.S. citizenship for their babies.

Film Details

Director: Leslie Tai; Producers: Leslie Tai, Riel Roch-Decter, Jillian Schultz

Year Funded

  • 2018