Based on the acclaimed book by ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra
Steingraber, Ph.D., Living Downstream is an eloquent and cinematic
feature-length documentary. This poetic and character-driven film
follows Sandra during one pivotal year as she travels across North
America, working to break the silence about cancer and its environmental
At once Sandra's personal journey and her scientific exploration, Living
Downstream is a powerful reminder of the intimate connection between
the health of our bodies and the health of our air, land and water.
Downstream is produced by The Peoples Picture Company, with the support
of: The Ceres Trust, Kendeda Sustainability Fund of the Tides
Foundation, The Canadian Independent Film and Video Fund, Canada Council
for the Arts, Park Foundation, Canadian Auto Workers Social Justice
Fund, The Cancer Prevention Challenge (Ya Ya Sistahs & Bruddahs Too!
and Team Vitality), Doris Cadoux & Hal Schwartz, and the
Saunders-Matthey Cancer Prevention Coalition.
is currently available for film festival and theatrical screenings.
Please contact them if you are interested in screening the film in your