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How to Have an American Baby

How to Have an American Baby is a kaleidoscopic voyage into the shadow economy that caters to Chinese tourists who travel to the US to give birth in order to obtain citizenship for their babies. 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.
Season 36 Episode 3614 Length 1:54:35 Premiere: 12/11/23

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Season 36 Season 36 Episodes

Brief Tender Light

S36 E3615 Length 1:22:58 Premiere Date 01/15/24

How to Have an American Baby

S36 E3614 Length 1:54:35 Premiere Date 12/11/23

Wisdom Gone Wild

S36 E3613 Length 1:10:50 Premiere Date 11/20/23

Fire Through Dry Grass

S36 E3612 Length 1:22:59 Premiere Date 10/30/23

Aurora's Sunrise

S36 E3611 Length 1:22:58 Premiere Date 10/23/23

Murders That Matter

S36 E3610 Length 1:23:00 Premiere Date 10/02/23

Uýra – The Rising Forest

S36 E3609 Length 52:58 Premiere Date 09/25/23

Bulls and Saints

S36 E3608 Length 52:57 Premiere Date 09/18/23

While We Watched

S36 E3607 Length 1:22:56 Premiere Date 09/04/23

Children of the Mist

S36 E3606 Length 1:22:54 Premiere Date 07/31/23

Eat Your Catfish

S36 E3605 Length 1:10:22 Premiere Date 07/24/23

A House Made of Splinters

S36 E3604 Length 1:22:58 Premiere Date 07/17/23

Liquor Store Dreams

S36 E3603 Length 1:22:16 Premiere Date 07/10/23

A Story of Bones

S36 E3602 Length 1:22:54 Premiere Date 07/03/23

POV Shorts: Boom and Bust

S36 E604 Length 25:00 Premiere Date 11/13/23

POV Shorts: The Dream of a Horse

S36 E603 Length 25:03 Premiere Date 07/25/23

POV Shorts: Water Work

S36 E602 Length 23:26 Premiere Date 07/25/23

POV Shorts: Under G-d

S36 E601 Length 23:49 Premiere Date 07/25/23

Behind the Lens: How to Have an American Baby

Clip Length 01:44 Premiere Date 12/11/23

Anatomy of a Scene: How to Have an American Baby

Clip Length 03:37 Premiere Date 12/11/23

EXIT - Trailer

Preview Length 00:42 Premiere Date 09/04/16

StoryCorps Shorts: A More Perfect Union: Behind the Scenes

Clip Length 03:38 Premiere Date 06/29/15

POV Interactive Shorts: Trailer

Preview Length 02:27 Premiere Date 05/13/15

Behind the Lens: Marc Weiss

Clip Length 13:49 Premiere Date 04/25/13

Filmmaker Interview: Richard Wormser and Bill Jersey

Clip Length 27:20 Premiere Date 04/24/13

POV Mobile Selects 2012

Preview Length 02:59 Premiere Date 06/20/12

Apted and Ebert (Part 1 of 5)

Clip Length 03:11 Premiere Date 10/08/07

Apted and Ebert (Part 2 of 5)

Clip Length 03:23 Premiere Date 10/08/07

Apted and Ebert (Part 5 of 5)

Clip Length 03:05 Premiere Date 10/08/07

Apted and Ebert (Part 3 of 5)

Clip Length 02:15 Premiere Date 10/08/07

Apted and Ebert (Part 4 of 5)

Clip Length 01:53 Premiere Date 10/08/07

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