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Way Beyond Weight

  • Muito Além do Peso
  • 3 Sep. Wed. 15:30 Conference Room
  • Aichi Premiere
  • Brazil/2012/84min
  • Director: Estela Renner
  • Special Thanks: Cinema Brazil

A rapidly increasing number of children around the world are beginning to show symptoms of adult diseases. Diabetes or heart conditions once associated with adults are now threatening the lives of children. At the root of this problem is the child obesity resulting from excessive intake of sugar. The film warns against the fact that foods from the predominantly profit-seeking companies fill the market and points out the necessity for dietary education while reporting on the condition of Brazil where one in every three children is reportedly overweight.