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Colorado Springs Vegan Events Message Board › Investigative Journalism - Movies/Documentaries to help "make the conne

Investigative Journalism - Movies/Documentaries to help "make the connection"

Kaiserslautern, DE
Post #: 138
Forks over Knives is now available on Netflix (Instant Play)!­

Saw this documentary advertised on The Renegade Health Show yesterday:
Cancer is Curable Now
"Marcus Freudenmann gathered up his family about 3 years
ago and decided to take them around the
world to explore all different types of
cancer treatments and doctors.

He interviewed hundreds of experts and then
took all the good ones (yes, there are bad
ones) and made a fascinating film about how
cancer is curable and can be done naturally."­

It's also offered on Amazon. It's gotten pretty good reviews but one reviewer mentioned that she wished they would of interviewed more cancer patients cured by treatments featured in the film. I agree, that would be a big missing piece.

This isn't necessarily centered around a plant based lifestyle but it looks like a "thought provoking" film I'd like to see.
I Am
Film Director, Tom Shadyac, asks some of today’s most profound thinkers, two questions – What’s wrong with our world, and what can we do about it?­

May I Be Frank
write up from the website:
documents the transformation of Frank Ferrante’s life. Frank is 54 years old, obese, depressed and addicted. He stumbles into a local raw, organic and vegan restaurant in San Francisco, Café Gratitude. When Ryland, a server at Café Gratitude asks Frank “What is one thing you want to do before you die?” Frank replies, “I want to fall in love one more time, but no one will love me looking the way I do”.­

*we recently visited Cafe Gratitude in Berkeley. If you are ever in the San Francisco area, it's worth the stop. The food was delicious. It's true, the server will ask you "the question of the day" once you're seated. It definitely stops and makes you think. At the bottom of all their bowls it says "What are you grateful for?". We bought two and use them almost every night. I like seeing that every time I sit down to eat.

The Last Heart Attack
Is heart disease reversible through a plant based lifestyle? Dr. Sanjay Gupta investigates.­
Kaiserslautern, DE
Post #: 141
My sister brought this movie to my attention. Looks good!

Jacqueline F.
user 7145019
San Antonio, TX
Post #: 39
The Beautiful Truth is another really good one. It talks about a cure for cancer and other diseases just with changing your diet to vegan/vegetarian, and other changes to your lifestyle....
Kim R.
user 12314994
Colorado Springs, CO
Post #: 5
There's a new documenatry called Processed People about our dependency on processed foods. It's not available on netflix yet but is for sale on the website. Maybe we can all chip in and buy a copy for the group to watch :)

A former member
Post #: 1
Earthlings, Forks over Knives, and I've seen lots others. But Earthling truly moved me the most it is a MUST see for anyone. I mean I've seen videos on youtube about animal slaughter but nothing like this.
Kaiserslautern, DE
Post #: 158
Saw this movie featured on the Renegade Health website today. It's from the creators of Food Matters!

Register on their website to watch the film online during the Free Worldwide Online Premiere, March 21-31, 2012. 

The DVD will be available for purchase exclusively on their site from March 21st onwards. By registering you'll be notified when the DVD goes live.

Hungry For Change­

"HUNGRY FOR CHANGE exposes shocking secrets the diet, weightloss and food industry don't want you to know about. Deceptive strategies designed to keep you craving more and more. 

Could the foods we are eating actually be keeping us stuck in the diet trap?

In this free online premiere event you'll discover:

How to navigate your supermarket - what to buy and what to avoid
The real truth behind "DIET", "SUGAR-FREE" and "FAT-FREE" products
How to overcome food addictions and cravings
Why fad diets dont work
What food additives to avoid and how to read labels
What is fat and cellulite and how do we get rid of it for good
The most effective detox and cleansing strategies, and
How to eat for clear eyes, glowing skin and healthy hair"

Kaiserslautern, DE
Post #: 169
Bumping up for Breanna :-)
Kim R.
user 12314994
Colorado Springs, CO
Post #: 10
Tribe of Heart has made a few documentaries about animals. Peaceable Kingdom is about the (dis)connection between farmers and their animals. The trailer looks amazing! But the video doesn't have a release date (although it was being screened around the US a year ago!)
user 47882592
Colorado Springs, CO
Post #: 10
just recently saw one called "tapped", its on netflix. it really makes me greatful for the town i live in because our water is some of the best around. if your big on bottled water, id watch this movie.
Kaiserslautern, DE
Post #: 170
The Raw Natural!home|mainPage­
Featuring world champion para-snowboarder Evan Strong!
"The Professional Athletes featured in this film are living examples of the untapped human potential that stems from eating an all-star, living diet, free of most processing, chemicals and genetically modified foods. This film explores how organic, raw, living foods and superfoods are giving professional athletes the edge they require to heal and recover fast, stay healthy, fit and reach new performance heights."
Right now it looks like you can watch it online, through their website, for just $1.00. Not sure how long this sale will last.

All in This Tea­
If you enjoy drinking tea, this is a pretty interesting documentary. It also touches on the importance of earth worms for good fertilized soil and the negative effects of chemicals/pesticides on tea crops (trying to get more tea farmers in China to grow organically). You can view on Amazon for $1.99 or rent through Netflix.
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