Videos – Movies and Documentaries
Lots of great viewing – have fun watching or better yet, buy some!
The C Word
Meghan L. O’Hara and Dr. David Servan-Schreiber, both of whom had cancer, join forces on a wild ride of discovery; including hidden science, the absurdity of the status quo, and a vibrant cast of characters changing the game of cancer. Gets high ratings for a reason.
The Story of Stuff
The Story of Stuff, released in December 2007, looks at our production and consumption patterns of … stuff. The Story of Stuff suggests the connections of the number of environmental and social issues plaguing humanity.
Unacceptable Levels is a documentary about chemicals in our bodies … and how they got there. All of us have, on average, over 232 industrial chemicals floating around in our bodies. Ed Brown delves into this issue to provide the audience with information that they may not be aware of.
Ken Cook, from EWG, shares shocking information about how babies are born pre-polluted with as many as 300 industrial chemicals in their small bodies. Many of these pollutants are carcinogens. Considered entertaining and sobering about the health effects of environmental pollution.
Story of Cosmetics
The Story of Cosmetics looks at the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. The video outlines ways we can move the industry away from hazardous chemicals and towards safer alternatives.
Toxins in Your Everyday Environment
There are toxins throughout our environment and in our home that may cause harm. Dr. Timur Durrani explores concepts in toxicology along with common toxins. He also provides his advice for reducing your exposure. This is good.
Our Chemical Lives
Dr. Bruce Lanphear, a professor at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. “So, in the end what we’re doing, each time we release another chemical onto the market which hasn’t been sufficiently tested, is we’re doing this massive experiment on our children.”
Toxic Hot Seat
The Film follows a group of firefighters and mothers, journalists and scientists, politicians and activists as they fight to expose a sketchy campaign of deception that left a toxic legacy in our homes and bodies – flame retardants at the very least.
Taking It All In: Environmental toxins and your health
Chemicals are used in furniture, plastics, cosmetics and in the foods we eat, while other pollutants contaminate our air and water. Harvard Medical School researchers present the data on how these chemical exposures may affect your health.
The Human Experiment
The Human Experiment tells the stories of people who believe their lives have been affected by chemicals. The film follows activists who go head-to-head with the powerful and well-funded chemical industry. Untested chemicals are in our everyday products, our homes and inside of us.