Our Eco Film on Friday, July 12th will be Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead.

Documentary, 2010. 97 minutes. Dir: Joe Cross , Kurt Engfehr. USA, English w/English subtitles.

An inspiring film that follows the 60-day journey of Australian Joe Cross across the United States as he follows a juice fast to regain his health under the care of Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Following his fast and the adoption of a plant-based diet, Cross lost 100 pounds and was able to discontinue all medications.

Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead won the Turning Point Award and shared the Audience Choice Award – Documentary Film at the 2010 Sonoma International Film Festival.