Community Health Film Series

About the film: Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? is the award-winning documentary series that sounds the alarm about our socioeconomic and racial inequities in health – and searches for their causes. The film crisscrosses the country, investigating startling findings that suggest there is much more to our health than bad habits, health care, or unlucky genes. The series circles in on a slow killer hidden in plain view: how the social circumstances in which we are born, live and work can get under our skin. For more information, visit

Each week will feature 1 or more episodes of the series, followed by facilitated discussion with health scholars and health care practitioners. The episodes are self-contained, so please join us for one, two, or all sessions! 



Thursday, July 13, 6:30pm

Episode 1: How do power, wealth and resources shape health outcomes?

Thursday, July 20, 6:30pm

Episode 2. How can racism become embedded in the body?

Episode 3. Latino immigrants arrive healthy, so why don’t they stay that way?

Episode 4. What factors influence the health of Native American communities?

Thursday, July 27, 6:30pm

Episode 5. Why is your street address such a strong predictor of your health? 

Episode 6. How does globalization impact health?

Episode 7. Why does the health toll of unemployment vary across countries?

July 13, 2017 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
SEIU1199 Office
2421 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States
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Ashley Barr

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