NBFF 2015: Davids & Goliath on China's Organ Trade is on Thought-Provoking Slate TONIGHT
The first rotating banner heading on the website for the documentary Davids & Goliath reads: "This is about the most monstrous crime that I can conceive of." It's by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach). But don't let that stop you tonight from seeing the film that has also been known as Human Harvest.
That's because, like his advocacy for decriminalizing medical marijuana, The Mouth That Rohrabachered is right on this one. Canadian filmmaker Leon Lee's look at China's illegal organ harvesting industry just won a coveted Peabody Award for Documentary.
In the film, Nobel Peace Prize nominees David Matas and David Kilgour investigate the organ harvesting trade in China and uncover one of the world's worst crimes against humanity.
Lee is scheduled to to be joined at a Q&A following the film by a former prisoner of conscience who will share a first-hand account of the human rights abuses currently occurring in China's labor camps in regards to organ harvesting. So it should be quite the moving evening beginning at 7:30 at Big Newport. Go here for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/838875129521346/.
Here is the trailer:
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