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The market authorities

One World Olomouc 2014.

Director: Ric Esther Bienstock. Canada, 2013. 82 min.

Hundreds of thousands of people a year die of kidney failure. Most of them are strictly regulated medical systems simply nedočká donor. Demand far outstrips supply, and so desperate patients turn to the black market, where they sell their bodies poorest of the developing countries. The film crew traveled to USA, Philippines, Kosovo, Turkey, Israel, Canada, Moldova, to bring the testimony of donors, patients, doctors and prosecutors. Investigative documentary unleashes debate on the ethical and legal aspects of global trade in human organs and poses a provocative question: Is it morally save his own life at the expense of the quality of life for someone else?