The child the stork brought home

Candid personal interviews and vérité sequences explore the complex class and economic politics of a controversial reproductive arrangement: gestational surrogacy. This intimate video follows Janis and Eric, a couple unable to have a baby on their own, who enlist Kim as surrogate mother to carry t...

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Main Author: Goslinga-Roy, Gillian
Corporate Authors: Anjali Films, Center for Visual Anthropology, Margaret Mead Film Festival (2000)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources (DER) 2000, 2000
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Candid personal interviews and vérité sequences explore the complex class and economic politics of a controversial reproductive arrangement: gestational surrogacy. This intimate video follows Janis and Eric, a couple unable to have a baby on their own, who enlist Kim as surrogate mother to carry their child to term. What rights and role, if any, does a surrogate mother have to play in the lives of the family she has helped to create? Discussion with director and gestational surrogate
Physical Description:1 online resource (59 min.)