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SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘Wombs for Rent’ (2015)

21st Century Wire says…

This week’s documentary film, curated by the editorial team at 21WIRE.

Only twenty-five years ago, this would have is an incredible story, like a dystopian science fiction picture of a bizarre future – and yet, here we are. It’s now an international, multibillion dollar industry, and it’s only growing.

“The Akanksha Infertility Clinic in Gujarat, India, offers surrogacy services to childless couples desperate for their own baby. The industry has boomed in India in recent years, as it’s one of the few countries to allow surrogacy for profit. While making money from surrogacy remains controversial, doctors such as Nayna Patel stay convinced of the benefits for all concerned.” Watch:

Run time: 26 minutes
Writer & Director: Artyom Vorobey
Producer: Marianna Dravnel, Tatyana Titova
Distributed by: RT Documentaries (2015)




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