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UTM The Bleeding Edge Movie Screening
Tue, 8 November 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
SEE THE BLEEDING EDGE TRAILER
Starring Anastasia Lin, Current Miss World Canada, U of T Alumni
From the Peabody Award-winning director of Human Harvest (2014) , comes a riveting thriller based on real-life events. Starring U of T Alum Anastasia Lin in the film that won her 'Best Actress' at the 2016 Leo Awards.
In the early 2000’s the increasing spread of information technology was fast becoming a perceived threat to the Chinese communist regime. Western technology companies were paid large sums to develop a high-profile project dubbed “The Golden Shield Project” aimed to censor and restrict internet access as well as monitor the activities of Chinese citizens.
When a young western tech executive based in China suffers from heart failure on the job, he receives a heart transplant from an unknown donor. Once he discovers the horrific truth behind his operation he must risk his life to help save the next victims and find redemption.
• The star of The Bleeding Edge, Anastasia Lin, is the current Miss World Canada and a graduate of the University of Toronto. She is an outspoken critic of the Chinese communist government who was denied access to China to compete in the 2015 Miss World event because of her ideologies.
• Her performance in The Bleeding Edge won her Best Actress at the Leo Awards, Western Canada’s most Prestigious Film Gala.
• The Bleeding Edge is based off of real life experiences of Falun Gong practitioners in China, a spiritual discipline practised by 100 million people based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Tolerance. Falun Gong practitioners are now the main target for live forced organ harvesting.