8/11/11: “Wombs for Rent” on PBS
The award-winning documentary “Wombs for Rent” was produced by my former Stabile classmate Hilke Schellmann, along with another Columbia alum, Habiba Nosheen. As with Finding Fernanda, the Stabile Center provided initial funding for the project. It aired on the new documentary show Now on PBS. Here’s a synopsis written by Sheila Coronal, director of the Stabile Center, for the Stabile blog: The  report shows how surrogacy is an unregulated industry in the U.S. and therefore open to abuse. They focused on a company that has defrauded  hopeful parents and victimized  mothers trying to help them. Working with NOW senior correspondent Maria Hinojosa,...