Transplant Games of America 2018, Salt Lake City.

Thanks to TGA CEO Bill Ryan and producer Sue Brady for inviting us to screen BURDEN OF GENIUS at the 2018 Transplant Games of America! Amazing to share space with 7,000 (yes, seven thousand!) transplant recipients, donors and family members competing in athletic events ranging from swimming to field and track and everything in between Learn more about TGA and see their interview with director Tjardus Greidanus & producer Laura Davis.

Last night at Lionsgate

Guests from the University of Pittsburgh, members of the Keck-USC transplant team and One Legacy (local Donate Life America affiliate) joined us for a packed screening. Pictured here, left to right are One Legacy’s Tania Llavaneres and Tenaya Wallace, Fox 11’s Susan Hirasuna, UCLA Health’s Vicky Nguyen, One Legacy CEO Tom Mone and director Tjardus Greidanus.

Celebrating the unveiling of a new statue of Dr. Thomas Starzl on the Pitt campus!

A balmy early evening in June on the Pitt campus. Seated next to the bronze statue of Dr. Thomas Starzl are Joy Conger Starzl, his wife of 36 years, friends Franco Harris (Steelers great #32) and Dana Harris, and Zoey. The unveiling of the statue by Pittsburgh artist Susan Wagner was preceded by a screening of Burden of Genius, both hosted by Chancellor Patrick D. Gallagher.

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Cleveland Clinic Florida screening

Fabulous time with Drs. Andreas & Patricia Tzakis and Joy Starzl at Cleveland Clinic Florida screenings where we were joined by the entire transplant team and many of their grateful patients.  Raging thunderstorm—a novelty for Los Angeles visitors—did not keep the crowd away!

Cleveland International Film Festival announces “Burden of Genius” in its lineup

The 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival announced its lineup today, and we are honored to be included in the Global Health competition.  CIFF is one of the few U.S. festivals to have a special category for films about science and medicine.  But, as always, it’s about the storytelling!

In this clip, Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Kareem Abu-Elmagd recalls three words that guided Dr. Thomas Starzl throughout his life.

Burden of Genius World Premiere at Cinequest

We’re thrilled to launch our new website with an invitation to join us for the World Premiere of Burden of Genius at Cinequest, March 2–8, 2018! Find out more about the screenings.

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Be sure to check out the Trailer for Burden of Genius!

Many thanks to the great team at Yay Brigade for their fabulous work on our new website!

Photo courtesy of Associated Press.