Unnatural Causes: In Sickness and In Wealth
What are the connections between healthy bodies, healthy bank accounts, and skin color? This documentary travels to Louisville, Kentucky and follows the lives of a CEO, a lab supervisor, a janitor, and an unemployed mother to illustrate how class shapes opportunities for good health. This documentary explores why patterns of health and illness reflect underlying patterns of class and racial inequities.
“Those on the bottom are faced with more stressors – unpaid bills, jobs that don’t pay enough, unsafe living conditions, exposure to environmental hazards, lack of control over work and schedule, worries over children – and the fewest resources available to help them cope.”