Andrea Culkova

Czech Republic, 2014, 78′, Czech/English

Turkish Premiere

Photography: Martin Stepanek, Lukas Milota, Andrea Culkova
Editing: Darina Moraveikova, Andrea Culkoca
Music: Tereza Bulisova
Sound: Petr Kapeller
Producer: Daniel Tucek

Community Center, 14.10.2016 Friday, 20.00-22.00

Synopsis: The director, Andrea, is diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Fear for her unborn baby changes the eating habits in Andrea’s family and motivates her investigation of the sugar industry. Confronting doctors and scientists, Andrea explores the influence of sugar on human physical and mental functions. With the obsession of a detective, she identifies the ties between multinational corporations, politicians and health care.The quest begins at Andrea’s kitchen table and continues worldwide over nearly five years. But her family needs a mum at home, especially her youngest son. Could sugar really be the cause of his health problems? A tragicomic, vibrant and emotional story that is informative and inspiring. A film that will set you free from the Sugar Blues!

Biography: Andrea Culkova is a Czech documentary film director who graduated from the Prague Film and TV Academy.She is a film director, creative artist, pedagogue and mother of three children.

Communique (2005)
Life to Kill Frog! (2006)
Beautiful Prague to Become Olympic (2007)
Story of the House No. 100 (2008)
Lise Forell – Without Borders (2011)
Let’s Heal Czech Republic! (2013)
Sugar Blues (2014)
Art Detective Story (2015)

CPH:DOX Copenhagen, 2014
One World Int’l Human Rights Film Festival, Prague, 2015
Ljubljana Documentary Film Festival, 2015
Festival del Cinema Africano, d’Asia e America Latina, Milano, 2015
Docs Against Gravity FF, Warsaw, 2015


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