Confessions of a Good Samaritan
Director Penny Lane’s decision to become a “Good Samaritan” by giving one of her kidneys to a stranger turns into a funny and moving personal quest to understand the nature of altruism. “Confessions of a Good Samaritan” is a provocative inquiry into the science, history, and ethics of organ transplantation, asking an ancient question in a whole new way: Who is your neighbor, and what do you owe them?
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Greg Boustead, Jessica Harrop, Tim Lee, Michael Cho, Mimi Rode
Co-Producer: Nickolas Hasse, Co-Executive Producer: Marni E. J. Grossman, Co-Executive Producer: Jenny Raskin, Co-Executive Producer: Lauren Haber, Co-Executive Producer: Bill & Ruth Ann Harnisch