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Sugar Blues

 
Sugar Blues

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(Cukr blog) Director: Andrea Culková, CZ, 2014, Czech version / English subtitles, 79 min

One mother’s fight against the global sugar mafia.

Sugar can kill! The director, Andrea, is diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Fear for her unborn baby changes the eating habits in Andrea’s family and motivates her investigation of the sugar industry. Confronting doctors and scientists, Andrea explores the influence of sugar on human physical and mental functions. With the obsession of a detective, she identifies the ties between multinational corporations, politicians and health care. The quest begins at Andrea’s kitchen table and continues worldwide over nearly five years. But her family needs a mum at home, especially her youngest son. Could sugar really be the cause of his health problems? A tragicomic, vibrant and emotional story that is informative and inspiring… A film that will set you free from the Sugar Blues!

Followed by discussion with director of film, Andrea Culková and other guests. The discussion will be held in Czech.


 

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