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The Invisible Vegan (2019)

The Invisible Vegan is a 90-minute independent documentary that explores the problem of unhealthy dietary patterns in the African-American community, foregrounding the health and wellness ... See full summary »
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Robert Clark Robert Clark ... Self
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The Invisible Vegan is a 90-minute independent documentary that explores the problem of unhealthy dietary patterns in the African-American community, foregrounding the health and wellness possibilities enabled by plant-based vegan diets and lifestyle choices. Featuring interviews with luminaries such as Cedric the Entertainer (actor and comedian), John Salley (former NBA player and wellness advocate), and Clayton Gavin (aka Stic of the hip-hop duo Dead Prez), this documentary shows how intertwined histories of slavery, twentieth-century socioeconomic inequalities, and the rise of Big Food, have led to the increased consumption and dependence on meat, processed, junk, and fast food. Inspired by Ralph Ellison's 1952 firsthand account of alienation as an African-American in The Invisible Man, the title of this documentary evokes the ways in which prevailing attitudes and stereotypes about veganism within the African-American community have rendered the benefits of this lifestyle ... Written by Antawan Byrd

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27 October 2019 | by burakparlakSee all my reviews

I have watched a dozen of documentaries about veganism and this is not different. It tells the exactly same things in the same order such as "doctors just get 4 hours of lesson about diet and nutrition in their whole education life".

I have heard this sentence in all of the documentaries so far. I'm looking for new info and bored of these repetitive documentaries.


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