How to Have an American Baby

  • Feature Film
  • 2023
  • 120 Mins

How to Have an American Baby is a kaleidoscopic voyage into the shadow economy catering to Chinese tourists who travel to the US to give birth for citizenship. Told through a series of intimately observed vignettes, the story of a hidden global economy emerges–depicting the fortunes and tragedies that befall the ordinary people caught in its web. Produced in Association with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). A Co-Presentation with Chasing the Dream, a public media initiative from The WNET Group.

Film Credits

  • Leslie Tai Director/Producer
  • Jillian Schultz Producer