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
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Country of origin and year: USA 2003
Duration: 124 minutes
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
Director: Michael Crichton
Country of origin and year: USA 1978
Duration: 113 minutes
Cast: Geneviève Bujold, Michael Douglas, Elizabeth Ashley, Rip Torn, Richard Widmark
The Transplant Trade
Country of origin and year: Britain 2004
Duration: 90 minutes
A World Apart
Country of origin and year: Britain 2001
Duration: 60 minutes
Pig Heart Boy
Country of origin and year: Britain 1999
Duration: 150 minutes
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