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Alcohol: The Magic Potion – Documentary Screening
September 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Summary of the Film
Alcohol: No substance on the planet is so familiar to us and so unbelievably varied in its effects. It is readily available, and despite its psychoactive, adverse health effects, hardly anyone calls it a drug. But how is it that we can turn a blind eye to the three million alcohol-related deaths that happen each year? The director Andreas Pichler visits several countries, searching for answers concerning what makes us drink, what alcohol does to us, and to what extent the powerful alcohol industry and its lobbyists influences politics and society. He also presents us with ways we can turn the tide.
Prior to the event, you will receive information on how to view the film and participate in the discussion via Zoom.
After the screening, we will have a panel discussion with Harvey Milkman, PhD, the initiator of the Iceland Model, along with other experts on this topic.