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The Field of Enchantment (c) The Walt Disney Company France

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SUBMISSION (UNDERKASTELSEN)

(c) Folkets Bio

Shown as part of the multi-day, multi-venue Health and the Environment Film Series

SUBMISSION (Sweden, 2010, 87 min.)

Distinguished Swedish film director Stefan Jarl is concerned about the “chemical society” we have been building since World War II. Back then, humans used one million tons of chemicals per year; today that figure has risen to 500 million tons. The chemical industry is the fastest growing on the planet. This documentary explores the 100,000 chemicals encountered daily, from softeners (phthalates) to flame retardants (PBDE) to surfactants (PFOS, PFOA). In addition to examining the latest scientific knowledge about the known effects of these chemicals, the film poses the question of how and why we as individuals are willing to submit ourselves to such hazards. Starring Eva Röso. Written and directed by Stefan Jarl.

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FREE. No reservations needed. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Family Health International
1927 Florida Ave., NW
(Metro: Dupont Circle)

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