2006 Film Festival - The ethics of transplantation and xenotransplantation

Date: November 2006
Location: Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BZ [ Map ]

A three-day biomedical ethics film festival relating to the ethics of transplantation, organ sales and trafficking and using animal organs for transplantation. A discussion will follow each screening.

Organised in partnership with the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics and the Edinburgh and South-East Scotland Branch of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.

In this season

21 Grams
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Country of origin and year: USA 2003
Duration: 124 minutes
Certificate: 15
Cast: Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Benicio Del Toro, Danny Huston, Charlotte Gainsbourg

DoNation: Kidney Transplant
Country of origin and year: Britain 2005
Duration: 60 minutes
Certificate: 12A

Coma
Director: Michael Crichton
Country of origin and year: USA 1978
Duration: 113 minutes
Certificate: 15
Cast: Geneviève Bujold, Michael Douglas, Elizabeth Ashley, Rip Torn, Richard Widmark

The Transplant Trade
Country of origin and year: Britain 2004
Duration: 90 minutes
Certificate: 12A

A World Apart
Country of origin and year: Britain 2001
Duration: 60 minutes
Certificate: 12A

Pig Heart Boy
Country of origin and year: Britain 1999
Duration: 150 minutes
Certificate: 12A

Screenshot from 2006 Film Festival - The ethics of transplantation and xenotransplantation section on Filmhouse website

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