Global Voices

Half of Her

Special | 11m 58s

Life on a fourth floor tenement building in New York City’s Chinatown is invasively communal. Chinese immigrants live in a loft that has been divided into blocks of cubicles barely wider than a mattress. Here a very pregnant Mei struggles alone to safely give birth to her child and deal with the consequences of her husband's demands.

Aired: 06/10/13

Expires: 06/10/23

Rating: NR

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