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Inspiring Film Night - Unacceptable Levels

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Inspiring Film Night - Unacceptable Levels

Time: November 17, 2014 from 5:45pm to 10pm
Location: Queensland Multicultural Centre,
Street: 102 Main Street,
City/Town: Kangaroo Point
Website or Map: http://www.inspiredlivingeven…
Event Type: $25 film night
Organized By: Inspired Living Events
Latest Activity: Nov 16, 2014

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Event Description

A film about chemicals in our bodies... and how they got there.

Monday 17 November 2014.  Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point.  Doors open 5.45pm, film starts 6.45pm.

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Knowledge is power - do you know what chemicals you're being exposed to? Come along to this special event to find out, and to learn what you can do about it. Bring your family, bring your friends, and let's start a conversation about this issue that is affecting us all.

Before the film, you can get delicious organic food and drinks and check out some exhibitors who are passionate about healthy, sustainable living. After the film, we'll have a Q&A panel with two very special guest speakers - Therese Kerr from Divine by Therese Kerr and Dr Sarah Lantz, author of Chemical Free Kids.

Children are welcome and free.

(Please note: there is no ATM at the venue. It's best to be prepared with some cash if you'd like to buy a meal, drink, raffle ticket or any products from our exhibitors.)

ABOUT THE FILM

Unacceptable Levels examines the results of the chemical revolution of the 1940s through the eyes of affable filmmaker Ed Brown, a father seeking to understand the world in which he and his wife are raising their children. To create this debut documentary, one man and his camera traveled extensively to find and interview top minds in the fields of science, advocacy, and law.  Weaving their testimonies into a compelling narrative, Brown presents us with the story of how the chemical revolution brought us to where we are, and of where, if we’re not vigilant, it may take us.

Over 80,000 chemicals flow through our system of commerce, and many are going straight into our bodies. Even our unborn children are affected. Due to this constant exposure, we have approximately 200 synthetic industrial chemicals interacting with our cells every single day. Until recently, modern science really didn’t understand what that could mean for all of us in the long run, but that is changing.

Globally, disease rates are on the rise. Theories about the causes abound, yet the issues are complex and often muddied by the maneuvering of political and corporate interests. To explore different facets of common chemical exposure, Unacceptable Levels, was made in consultation with experts in multiple fields and is guided by a father on a personal journey as he attempts to bring these issues to light for everyone. Its primary goal? To determine whether we can prevent disease before it strikes us.

Unacceptable Levels opens the door to conversations about the chemical burden our bodies carry so that we can make informed decisions now and in the future.  The film poses challenges to our companies, our government, and our society to do something about a nearly-unseen threat with the inspired knowledge that small changes can generate a massive impact.

Check out the trailer here.

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