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What the Health
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What the Health

What the Health critically examines the relationship between the food systems supervised by the government and corporations. It exposes the corruption and collusion that causes large segments of the population to remain unhealthy and costs trillions of dollars in healthcare. Kip Anderson reveals the key to preventing and reversing the chronic diseases that many people […]
Food
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Food, Inc.

Food, Inc. unveils some of the sombre practices underpinning the American food industry, exploring how corporations place profits before consumer health, worker safety and the environment. This documentary argues that industrial production methods are not only inhumane, but they are also unsustainable from an economic and environmental standpoint. Filmmaker Robert Kenner visits farms and slaughterhouses […]
Super Size Me
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Super Size Me

Documentary director Morgan Spurlock features as the guinea pig in this film about the fast food industry. Inspired by America’s obesity epidemic, he goes on a diet of McDonald’s three times a day for thirty days straight in order to examine the effects of fast food consumption on the body and mind. The effects of […]
Fed Up
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Fed Up

It is no secret that America is in the midst of an obesity epidemic, leading to a variety of associated problems such as an increase in diabetes and heart disease. In Fed Up, filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig explores this discouraging trend in people’s heath by delving into the reasons behind this downward turn. While Soechtig uncovers […]
Fat Head
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Fat Head

In Fat Head, comedian Tom Naughton examines and attempts to refute Morgan Spurlock’s documentary Super Size Me, critically examining the science and information put forward in that film. Having watched it as part of his research into a comedy piece he was working on, he became sceptical of the claims made, such as the one […]
Extreme Love: Autism
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Extreme Love: Autism

Louis Theroux visits DLC Warren, an innovative school for children with autism located in New Jersey, to gain an insider’s look at the day-to-day lives and challenges faced by the autistic community and their families. Autism, a development disability characterised by a poor ability to socialise and communicate, occurs in approximately one percent of the […]
Sicko
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Sicko

Sicko is a documentary by filmmaker Michael Moore that takes an in depth look at how the state of healthcare in the United States is harming its citizens. A combination of personal interviews, discussions with healthcare workers, and historical recordings of politicians shows the origins and consequences of the nation’s decisions. In order to make […]
Eat, Fast and Live Longer
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Eat, Fast and Live Longer

In Eat, Fast and Live Longer, presenter Michael Mosley examines the effects of the frequency of meals and their content on one’s lifespan. He assesses the impact of calorie-restricted diets and fasting on the human body. Mosley’s interest in fasting is threefold: he wants to lose weight, minimise damage to the body, and live as […]
The Lazarus Effect
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The Lazarus Effect

The Lazarus Effect documents the successful treatment of HIV/AIDS patients in Africa. Directed by Lance Bangs and produced by Spike Jonze, the film focuses on the positive effect of free antiretroviral drug therapy in Africa. The documentary, filmed in Zambia, follows several infected people and details their continued improvement after beginning free antiretroviral drug therapy. […]
The Real Sleeping Beauty
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The Real Sleeping Beauty

The Real Sleeping Beauty tells the miraculous story of recovery by Sarah Scantlin, who woke up and started to speak in 2005 after being in a coma that had lasted 20 years. By being the first person to ever speak again after being in a multi-decade coma, Scantlin amazed the doctors who had predicted she […]
Fast Food
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Fast Food, Fat Profits: Obesity in America

With two-thirds of Americans currently overweight, Fast Food, Fat Profits: Obesity in America addresses the growing rate of obesity and the multitudinous number of health conditions, such as diabetes and hypertension, that have become increasingly common as a result of that rise. It also draws attention to how minorities, such as African-Americans and Hispanics, are […]
H.O.P.E: What You Eat Matters
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H.O.P.E: What You Eat Matters

H.O.P.E: What You Eat Matters seeks to find solutions to the issues faced by Western society, such as obesity, cardio-vascular diseases, diabetes and cancer, by exploring dietary habits. With meat consumption having risen significantly over the past 50 years, author and filmmaker Nina Messinger travels through to several countries to better understand the consequences of […]