Philip Wollen OAM said of this documentary: "This is a remarkable film and should be compulsory viewing for every human being. Solutions to global warming and the health crisis are in our reach. This is a must for anyone who cares for the survival of the planet, our fellow human beings, animals great and small, and their own health". For this special event of our 'Dinner & Doco' nights at Govindas, we are screening this incredible and inspiring film, and have a special guest appearance by the producer & Director, Aaron Scheibner!
Three years in the making, A Delicate Balance documents the latest discoveries of some of the most prominent experts on nutrition in the world. Over 50 years of research is skilfully woven into what feels like a detective unravelling the mysteries behind the disease epidemic which has struck affluent countries with a vengeance - disease has been escalating over the last 50 years resulting in 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women being diagnosed with cancer.
Watching this film will help you make informed choices about your health and the environment around you and how to reduce your personal impact.
A Delicate Balance debunks the myths surrounding the production and consumption of animal products and exposes the harsh realities ...
* Why are you three times more likely to die of colon cancer if you eat meat?
* How is meat production causing water shortage, starvation and poverty?
* Are you inflicting Type 1 diabetes on your children by feeding them milk?
* Why don't our medical schools teach doctors about nutrition?
* Can becoming a vegan really lead to worldwide social equity?
Featuring some of the world's leading vegan medical doctors and experts on agriculture. A Delicate Balance is a succinct production featuring candid interviews with some of the world's leading experts, mainstream researchers, doctors, nutritionists, cattle ranchers,environmentalists and politicians, from Harvard to Cornell to Tufts.
Nominated for Best Unreleased Documentary by the Australian Film Critics Association this film is a must-see for everyone concerned about their health or the environment. A Delicate Balance predominantly explores the effects of animal protein on the human body and the environment and will help you make informed choices to reduce your personal impact.
Experts interviewed in this film include: Dr. Neal Barnard, Peter Singer, Prof. Tom Lyons, Noam Mohr, John A McDougall, Dr. David Pimentel, Caldwell Esselstyn Jr, T Colin Campbell, Maneka Gandhi, Howard F. Lyman, Dr. Walter C. Willett and Dr. Michael Grege, who give amazing insights into the future of our planet, and what we need to ensure the survival of ourselves and the living beings that we share it with.
The documentaries will be shown at 7.30pm in the "Lotus Room" downstairs on a big screen.
Following the screening, the films producer & Director Aaron Scheibner will be doing a Q&A session, as well as a short talk about his latest and newest film project.
This film contains NO scenes of animal cruelty.
Click here to watch the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX9JdG2_Le4
THE DINNER - All you can eat buffet!:
The evening will start from 6pm with an amazing vegan feast - Govindas buffet is about 80% vegan, so there are plenty of cruelty-free options. The menu changes nightly but always includes a delicious Indian dahl soup, vegetable curry, baked penne pasta, lentil pie or potato au gratin, cauliflower pakoras, potato wedges, rice, poppadums, bread & a variety of salads, sauces and side dishes. In the words of Govindas "We believe in giving value for money and encourage you to visit the buffet as many times as you like through out your evening with us".
Dinner Plus Doco: $29.80
Doco only: $14
(Pay at the door)
For more info about Govindas: http://www.govindas.com.au
Please invite anyone who is might enjoy this wonderful dinner and doco night!
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