Magazine article Screen International

Morgan Spurlock Joins 'Vegas Baby'

Magazine article Screen International

Morgan Spurlock Joins 'Vegas Baby'

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The documentary debuted at last year's Tribeca Film Festival.

Morgan Spurlock has come on board Amanda Micheli's film on in vitro fertilisation (IVF) Vegas Baby as an executive producer, along with his business partner Jeremy Chilnick.

Vegas Baby follows aspiring parents from all walks of life who place themselves in the hands of a Las Vegas doctor and his annual contest, which offers the prize of a free round of IVF, with no guarantee of success. Contestants post video entries online telling their stories, counting on the votes of strangers to make their dreams of becoming parents true.

The film navigates the complexities of America's fertility industry and paints an intimate portrait of the diverse individuals determined to have a baby against all odds.

On the heels of a national Tugg theatrical release, FilmRise launched Vegas Baby on Mother's Day for purchase or rent on all major digital platforms.

The film will have its national public television broadcast premiere on America Reframed on June 27. …

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