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The Resource Homo toxicus, produced by Les Productions ISCA ; producers, Carole Poliquin, Isaac Isitan ; written and directed by Carole Poliquin, (videorecording)

Homo toxicus, produced by Les Productions ISCA ; producers, Carole Poliquin, Isaac Isitan ; written and directed by Carole Poliquin, (videorecording)

Label
Homo toxicus
Title
Homo toxicus
Statement of responsibility
produced by Les Productions ISCA ; producers, Carole Poliquin, Isaac Isitan ; written and directed by Carole Poliquin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"A global experiment is in progress, and we are the guinea pigs. Tons of chemicals are released into the environment every day. The average citizen is not only unaware of this daily exposure, but of the long-term effects these toxic substances can have on living organisms. The majority of the 100,000 industrial compounds developed since World War II that are now in daily use around the world have never been tested for the type of consistent, low-level exposure we experience in our day-to-day lives. These compounds find their way into the body in a variety of ways: in the food we eat and the air we breathe, through contact with the skin, and in many cases passed from mother to infant in the womb. Up to 247 toxic substances have been found in newborns alone. Today we are handing down a toxic load to our children along with our genetic legacy. Carried out with intelligence and humor, Homo Toxicus explores the myriad links between these toxic substances and increasing health problems such as cancer, allergies, hyperactivity, and infertility. Interviews with industry scientists and independent researchers shed light on inconsistent standards used for evaluation and regulation of chemical agents. The findings are disturbing and strongly challenge us to re-evaluate the laws and procedures currently in place to safeguard our health against man-made chemicals and potential environmental pollutants"--Bullfrog Films website
Cataloging source
VHC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tolga Kutluay, Isaac Isitan ; editor, Fernando Lopez-Escriva ; original music, Antoine Bustros
Language note
  • In English and French with dubbed English
  • Closed-captioned in SDH
LC call number
TD879.H38
LC item number
P65 2008
PerformerNote
Narrator, Julie Burroughs
Runtime
88
Technique
live action
Homo toxicus, produced by Les Productions ISCA ; producers, Carole Poliquin, Isaac Isitan ; written and directed by Carole Poliquin, (videorecording)
Label
Homo toxicus, produced by Les Productions ISCA ; producers, Carole Poliquin, Isaac Isitan ; written and directed by Carole Poliquin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Includes 88-minute original version and 52-minute short version
  • Special features: additional interview segments (47 min.)
  • Scene selection index card inserted in container
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Color
multicolored
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
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Extent
1 videodisc (88 min.)
Isbn
9781594588884
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
761326888023
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)440565921
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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