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Film Screening: Human Harvest
October 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In the award-winning documentary Human Harvest, 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. This screening is organized by the UNC-Chapel Hill Falun Dafa Club.
PLEASE NOTE: This film includes graphic content.
About the directors:
David Matas is a renowned immigration and human rights lawyer. He served as a member of the Canadian delegation to the UN Task Force on Immigration Practices & Procedures, UN Conference on International Criminal Court, and Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust. In 2010, David Matas was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work related to the investigation of organ harvesting crimes in China. David Matas obtained a Masters of Arts from Princeton University and Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Oxford.
David Kilgour was a Canadian member of parliament David Kilgour for 27 years. He also served as the Secretary of State for Latin America and Africa, Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific and Deputy Speaker of the House. David Kilgour, together with David Matas, won the 2009 Human Rights Award from the International Society for Human Rights. In 2010, David Kilgour was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for investigating the organ harvesting crimes in China. David Kilgour graduated from the University of Manitoba in economics and the University of Toronto law school.
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