FUTURE BABY by Maria Arlamovsky
(91 min, Austria, color, English subtitles, world premiere)
What lies in store for the future of baby making? Scientific and technological advancements are changing the landscape of human reproduction, raising deep ethical questions. Both supporters and skeptics will appreciate this thought-provoking film that thoroughly examines all sides of in vitro fertilization. Researchers, visionaries, medical experts, donors, mothers and children born from the process all weigh in, putting forward compelling ideas about these new technologies. What are the ethics of designer babies? What role should a donor play? Who owns the embryos in the case of divorce? These and a myriad of other sticky philosophical questions shine a light on the desires, wishes and rights surrounding parenthood.
Sat, Apr 30, 6:45pm at Scotiabank Theatre 3
Mon, May 2, 1:00pm at TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
Sun, May 8, 10:15am at Isabel Bader Theatre