The Resource H.O.T. Human Organ Traffic

H.O.T. Human Organ Traffic

Label
H.O.T. Human Organ Traffic
Title
H.O.T. Human Organ Traffic
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
H.O.T. is a shocking inquiry which exposes the protagonists of this global trade: the donors, often coerced or tricked into having a part of their body removed, with the false promise of a job or of receiving a substantial amount of money, which is, more often than not, never delivered; but also the mediators, the organ-hunters, and the criminals who organize the smuggling of people and organs across different countries and continents, with the illicit aid of corrupt officials and private clinics. Above all, we meet the surgeons who are paid directly, who pretend they don’t know of the illicit dealings, but are often in league with organized crime.. In contrast, we meet honest and courageous policemen, the journalists who try to expose the problem, the researchers who carry out in-depth analyses of the phenomenon, and parents who have had their children assassinated for the removal of their organs.. These authentic witnesses, depict an elaborate web between good and bad, and between the desperation and greed which pervades countries from South America to Asia, from Europe to the Middle East.. The film travels through the shantytowns of Recife in Brazil, the mountain villages of Nepal, the streets of Kathmandu, the hospitals in South Africa, the private clinics of Bombay, and the universities and private clinics throughout the world.. A unique report of a brutal scar on humanity at the beginning of the 21st Century.
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Lupin Film in 2009
Language note
In English
Runtime
61
Technique
live action
Label
H.O.T. Human Organ Traffic
Link
http://cuyahogalibrary.kanopystreaming.com/node/236011
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1kanocm01236010
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (62 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1236010
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
H.O.T. Human Organ Traffic
Link
http://cuyahogalibrary.kanopystreaming.com/node/236011
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1kanocm01236010
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (62 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1236010
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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