With nutritionally-depleted foods, chemical additives and our tendency to rely upon pharmaceutical drugs to treat what's wrong with our malnourished bodies, it's no wonder that modern society is getting sicker. Food Matters uncovers the trillion dollar worldwide "sickness industry" and gives people some scientifically verifiable solutions for overcoming illness naturally.
The Balinese spend half of their lives in a world hidden from the eyes of most of the world. In this world, they participate in elaborate rituals and ceremonies evoking the spirits of the ancestors. Filmmaker Michael Wiese was finally able to document these elaborate rituals and share them with the rest of the world.
Obesity rates in the United States have skyrocketed over the last twenty years, with no end in sight. This documentary exposes the public policies that have been institutionalized to create an infrastructure that forces farmers to over-produce all the wrong kinds of foods for mass consumption.
René Dupéré, musical creator for Cirque du Soleil, and his partner Élise Velle, solo singer and interpreter of Cirque du Soleil's music, have been involved with a humanitarian aid project in Benin for the past 7 years.