Painful Truth unveils the pain, trauma and loss that resulted from persecution and organ harvesting directed at Falun Gong practitioners in China. The film familiarizes the viewers with the Falun Gong practice and sheds light on possible excuses used to justify the persecution. The survivors featured in this documentary now live in Canada. They are dedicated to bringing awareness to the plight of the Falun Gong in China and they pressure the Chinese government to reform. Viewers are encouraged to take action to stop this subtle, yet equally destructive genocide.