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Tales from the Organ Trade: Inside an illegal transplant operation Add to ...

  • Directed by Ric Esther Bienstock
  • Classification 14A
  • Genre documentary
  • Year 2013
  • Country Canada
  • Language English

Leave your preconceptions about human organ trafficking at the door. Emmy-award-winning director Ric Esther Bienstock takes you on a ride that you won’t soon forget. Though selling a kidney or any other organ is illegal everywhere but Iran, the law effectively condemns potential donors to a life of poverty and potential recipients to an early death. For the first time, meet the entire cast of a single illicit transplant operation – doctors, broker, donor and patient.

April 28, 7 p.m., Bader; April 29, 1 p.m., Lightbox; May 2, 4 p.m., Scotiabank.

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