On Friday, April 7, around 160 9th grade students attended two screenings of "Hard To Believe" at a high school in Mexico, and learned about the issue of forced organ harvesting and transplant abuse in China.
"Hard To Believe" premiered this month at the Taipei City Council Hall, with a full house event, including a very lively panel discussion after the film screening.
The movie was presented last week 7 times in two days, in two different institutions in the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador. In total there were more than 1500 people who attended. A lot of signatures were collected for the petition to the United Nations to stop the organ harvesting.
Thousands of public health care professionals and students descended upon the Denver Convention Center in Colorado for the 2016 annual national conference of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
Some people might say that something really isn’t news until it’s written in the New York Times… Whether that’s true or not, it’s still rather significant that the New York Times recently published three articles about organ harvesting in China.
Thousands of the world’s transplant professionals gathered in Hong Kong, China, for their bi-annual international congress event, and Hard To Believe was represented at a booth, where we were able to talk to many doctors. Our materials posed a simple question to attendees:
How does China source thousands of organs for transplant every year with so few voluntary donors?
"Hard To Believe" had its theatrical premiere at the Paramount Theatre in Wellington, New Zealand, on the evening of August 16, 2016, with a full-house audience followed by a question and answer session with the panelists.
An active supporter of stopping organ harvesting in China recently traveled from the United States to Honduras, and along with two friends, scheduled 12 screenings of Hard To Believe (with Spanish subtitles) over a period of 10 days!
Hard to Believe was screened on July 20, 2016 in the Galbraith Building of the University to a packed audience. The film was presented by Choose Humanity.
The Global Bioethics Initiative, a non-profit organization with consultative status to the United Nations in New York, held its annual Summer School Program this July. "Hard To Believe" was screened as part of a session on the ethics of organ transplantation, following a presentation by Dr. Damon Noto, Spokesperson for Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting.
Hard To Believe has won a prestigious Humanitarian Award for Outstanding Achievement from The Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given for the outstanding documentary film, Hard To Believe, which examines the issue of forced live organ harvesting from Chinese prisoners of conscience, and the response—or lack of it—around the world.
Hard To Believe has won a prestigious Award of Excellence from the IndieFEST Film Awards in the category of Liberation / Social Justice / Protest. The award was given for the outstanding documentary film, Hard To Believe, which examines one of the most horrifying human rights violations of our time and questions why so little attention has been paid.
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.