Ossining Documentary, Discussion Series Screens 'Fed Up'

OSSINING, N.Y. -- The Ossining Library's Documentary & Discussion Series at the Budarz Theatre will feature a screening of "Fed-Up" on Thursday, Jan. 21.

"Fed-Up" will screened on Thursday, Jan. 21. Photo Credit: RADiUS

The film focuses on the conventional wisdom of why people gain weight and how to lose it, and unearths a dirty secret of the American food industry-far more get sick from what they eat than anyone has previously realized. 

Filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig and television journalist Katie Couric lead viewers through this potent exposé that uncovers why-despite media attention, the public's fascination with appearance, and government policies to combat childhood obesity-generations of American children will now live shorter lives than their parents did.

The film begins at 630 p.m. and is followed by a panel discussion. Admission is free.

Panelists include Laurie Gershgorn, proprietor, Healthy Culinary Creations; Susan Rubin, Filmmaker, Health Professional/Educator, Master Composter, Enviro-Activist; Lisa Rudley, executive director and co-founder, NYS Allies for Public Education and Parent Representative, OUFSD Wellness & Communications Committee' and Gina DeVito, assistant director of Wellness Initiatives, Open Door Family Medical Centers 

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