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What are the ethical issues arising from surrogacy? Where is it taking place? Who considers such procedures? How do the children, born from these procedures, feel when they grow up?
The Surrogacy ethics Film festival which is one of the first in thew world, will seek to answer some of these questions. At the end of each screening, a discussion will take place between the audience and a panel of invited experts in bioethics, science, law, medicine and politics.
Saturday 18 November 2017 at 13:30hrs
Future Baby: How far do we go? – Documentary – Austria – 88 min – 2016
Sunday 19 November 2017 at 13:30hrs
The Handmaid’s Tale – Drama – USA- 109min – 1990 (Age certification 18)
The film festival is organised in partnership with (1) the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics, (2) the Edinburgh Filmhouse, (3) the Mason Institute at the Edinburgh Law School, The University of Edinburgh, (4) St Mary’s University, Twickenham – London, (5) the University of Leicester, and (6) the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, USA.