The documentary Hard to Believe was screened at the University of Miami on the evening of November 1. The documentary offers proof that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is killing Falun Gong practitioners for their organs. Medical professors at the university are condemning the barbaric practice.
At the initiative of the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse In China (ETAC) an independent Tribunal has been established to inquire into forced organ harvesting from, amongst others, prisoners of conscience in China. The Tribunal expects to publish its findings in early-mid 2019.
The Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston (GCFF) in partnership with Worldwide Cinema Frames Studios/Films and under the direction of Multiple Award Winning Documentarian Raouf J. Jacob and Award Winning Executive Producer Lara M. Moreno are committed to bringing the best of Global Cinema and cinematography to Boston.
There will be a screening of the film in Bristol, England on Wednesday, the 25th of January, 2017 from 16:00 till 18:00. It is hosted by Bristol Against Forced Organ Harvesting and it will be held at:
The Conference Room, City Hall, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR, UK
Get in touch: BristolAFOH@zsr.org.uk
'Hard To Believe' was screened at the Swan Hill Town Hall Auditorium on June 26 (Sunday), 2016, at 1:30 PM.
The screening was followed by a Q&A with Lisa Zhang, whose mother was incarcerated in a Chinese labor Camp for her belief, and was awarded a Gold Medal for the defense of Human & Religious rights.
On May 19-22, 2016, Hard To Believe attended the 12th Annual International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC) in Washington, D.C., to help raise awareness of Chinese Community Party's killing of prisoners of conscience, mainly Falun Gong practitioners, for the sale of their organs.
"Hard To Believe", which investigates the Chinese Communist Party's crime of harvesting organs from living prisoners of conscience, mainly Falun Gong practitioners, for profit, and discusses the silence of public media, politicians, and the medical community on the issue, was screened at Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre in Melbourne on March 21, 2016.
"Hard To Believe" attended the 2016 Medicine and Religion Conference in Houston, Texas, to introduce the issue of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China for their organs.
The response was very positive. Many attendees were previously unaware of transplant abuse in China or that the spiritual believers of Falun Gong were the primary victims of the crime.
Hard To Believe was screened at the New Delhi World Book Fair on January 10, 2016.
Hard To Believe was screened at the ReFrame International Film Festival on Jan. 31 at The Venue, with a lively Q&A session held afterward.
Hard To Believe is an "official selection" of the Mumbai International Film Festival, and was screened on Feb 1.
On December 11 'Hard To Believe' screened in the Cinema Scala in the second largest city of the Czech Republic, Brno. The tickets were sold out, and extra seats were brought in before the movie began to seat more people.
Swoop Film producer, Kay Rubacek, was interviewed by the Epoch Times about attending the annual meeting of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities to present Hard To Believe and how the information presented in the film was received by the attendees.
Professor Katrina Bramstedt, one of the world's few formally trained transplant ethicists and a participant in 'Hard To Believe', recently gave a thought-provoking speech on "forced organ harvesting" at the NSW Parliament in Sydney, Australia.
Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh, MD, from the University of Sydney, made a moving speech during the screening of Hard To Believe at NSW Parliament in Sydney, Australia.
The International & European Premiere of Hard To Believe was successfully held at the Film Casino in Vienna, Austria. Ethan Gutmann, an investigative journalist and China analyst who is featured in Hard To Believe, and Ms. Anastasia Lin, Miss World Canada, 2015 and a human right advocate, attended the VIP reception of the event and the post-screening Q&A session.
Academics and professionals from medical and legal fields attended a pre-release private screening of Hard to Believe at the NSW Parliament in Sydney, Australia on October 28.