Way Beyond Weight (Muito Além do Peso)


Estela Renner | Brazil | 2012 | 84 min
English and Portuguese with subtitles

From 2013 Filmambiente, Brazil
USA Premiere

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Worldwide 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 losing 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.


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