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Unacceptable Levels is a disturbing documentary: Not watching it can kill you

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More than 80,000 chemicals flow through our system of commerce, and many go straight into our bodies. Due to this unrelenting exposure, we have approximately 200 synthetic industrial chemicals interacting with our cells every single day. And, until recently, modern science didn't quite understand what that meant for us in the long run, but now, that's changing...
Unacceptable Levels, an acclaimed, award-winner at the Yosemite, Filmambiente and Fife International Film Festivals, examines the results of the chemical revolution of the 1940s through the eyes of first-time filmmaker Ed Brown, a father seeking to understand the world in which he and his wife are raising their children.
To create this documentary, one man (Brown) and his camera traveled extensively to interview top minds in the fields of science, advocacy, and law, including influential author and gadfly Ralph Nader; Dr. Devra Lee Davis, Founder of The Environmental Health Trust; Andy Igrejas, Director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families; and Dr. Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist with Natural Resources Defense Council, among many others. Weaving their eye-opening testimonies into a compelling---and sometimes frightening---narrative, Brown unspools the story of how the chemical revolution brought us to where we are, and to where, if we're not vigilant, it may take us.
Posing challenges to our companies, our government, and our society to do something about a nearly-unseen threat, the film opens the door to conversations about the ever-present chemical burdens we face so that we can all make informed decisions on how we live, now and in the future.