As Miami residents worry about being sprayed with chemicals in the War on Zika, a journey to Brazil and Vietnam reveals new insights. Perspectives of doctors, scientists, and politicians are balanced with voices of ordinary citizens and victims to explore concerns about the potential consequences of disease control.
This documentary explores what happens when different communities get sprayed from above.
Whether it is Naled sprayed on Miami residents for the War on Zika, or the neurotoxin Agent Orange
sprayed over the Vietcong in the War on Vietnam, or the release of GMO mosquitoes over Brazilians
with pyriproxyfen added to their drinking water in the War on Dengue, what are the results for nature and humanity?
Sprayed brings the viewer to the Vietnamese detoxification and rehabilitation centers to meet
Agent Orange survivors, parents the babies born with microcephaly that triggered the
global response to Zika, and to sprayed Florida residents.
Perspectives of doctors, scientists, and politicians are balanced with voices of with
ordinary citizens and victims to explore their concerns about the
the potential impact on future generations.
Sprayed wins Best Documentary Short and Jury Prize at 20th annual Hollywood Film Festival at Paramount Studios Dec 4, 2017
Sprayed wins 2018 Health Award at 9th annual Cinema Verde International Environmental Film & Arts Festival, Feb 11, 2018
SPRAYED IN THE NEWS
Brad Parks, CEO Hollywood Film Festival
"(Sprayed) balances the beauty of cinema and telling real human stories with really scary stuff."
Trish Riley, Founding Director,
Cinema Verde Festival
"Chemical contamination is already hurting us in many ways we have not acknowledged. People know it like the folks affected through the film Sprayed which just won an award here."
ON THE JOB
Some pix from the shoots in Brazil, USA, Vietnam - and post-production in Malaysia