Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.
DISCONNECT is the first film to expose the truth behind the negative health effects of cell phone use. Globally, 5 billion people own mobile devices but few know the potential harm they are causing. Through extensive research and interviews with major scientists, researchers, politicians, and victims; DISCONNECT traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted public health. The documentary shows a balanced perspective of the industry by including interviews with Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak and other major cell phone engineers and scientists. It also examines the political realities of the cellular industry through accounts from California Senators Mark Leno and Leland Yee as well as the Mayor of Portland, Nick Mavodones. Written by
This missive is scientifically naive and is guilty of "cherry picking" statistics to support their case. The WHO data is misused citing Class 2B possible (0-100%) (with >250 other environmental risks) as opposed to probable 2A (50-100%) carcinogenic risk. The film confuses epidemiological data with that of experiment, and equivocates them. Anecdotal evidence is used to support their case but shows no causal nexus. The film and its proponents have an agenda that is very unclear about the actual radiation-physics issues, and banter scientific jargon to credit and authenticate their case. This film is a real disappointment and disservice to the integrity of the scientific exploration of this issue.
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