That Sugar Film

  • Pseudo Evolution (Pseudo Evolução) Pseudo Evolution (Pseudo Evolução)

Showings

Roxie Theater Sun, May 31, 2015 5:30 PM
Film Info
Director:Damon Gameau
Year of Production:2014
Film Type:Feature
Premiere Status:San Francisco Premiere
Topic:Food
Country:Australia
Running Time:101 min

Description

One man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as "healthy". Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. With guest cameos from the likes of Stephen Fry, Isabel Lucas and Brenton Thwaites, interviews with Gary Taubes, Michael Moss and Kimber Stanhope, That Sugar Film will forever change the way you think about "healthy" food.

thatsugarfilm.com

DISCUSSION WITH:
- Damon Gameau, director (Skype)
- Christina Goette, Director of Shape Up SF
- Sarah Fine, Director of The Bigger Picture & Project Director for the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at SFGH
- Alexandre Juruena, Director Anim!Arte, Pseudo Evolution (short)

You might also like to see Food For Thought (May 30) or Good Things Await (June 1).


Program Sponsor:
Veritable Vegetable

Included Shorts

Pseudo Evolution (Pseudo Evolução) (4min) More

Additional Information

Damon Gameau is an Australian television and film actor who has appeared in the Australian series Love My Way, and the 2002 Australian film The Tracker. Damon Gameau is an actor and director, known for The Tracker (2002), Thunderstruck (2004) and Raw (2008). His short film Animal Beatbox was an audience favorite at the 2012 SFGFF.

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