Way Beyond Weight (Muito Além do Peso)

Brazil is facing a health care drama: one in every three children are overweight and 15% are obese. Hear directly from the children that are facing up to their health problems and their struggle, alongside families and experts, to live a healthy lifestyle.

 

Directors

Estela Renner

Country

Brazil 

Year

2012

Running Time

84 mins 

Watch the Film

www.muitoalemdopeso.com.br

Take Action 

www.muitoalemdopeso.com.br/en/take-action/

SFGFF Film Program:

Way_Beyond_Weight_WEB.jpgWorldwide kids are heavier than they should be. And unhealthy. Way Beyond Weight is an award-winning film that shares the Brazilian perspective, where one in every three children is overweight and 15% are obese. People are loosing their traditional food culture and turning to fast and processed food, with shocking consequences. In this movie we hear directly from the children that are facing these health problems and their struggle, alongside families and experts, to live a healthy lifestyle.

Screening: May 31, 2014 at Roxie Theater. USA Premiere

Discussion with: Luana Lobo and Marcos Nisti, Executive Producers.