This film explores the disturbing increase in debilitating and sometimes life-threatening eating disorders, particularly anorexia and bulimia. This NOVA special also illuminates the science and stories behind these diseases that affect millions of young women (and, increasingly, men), and offers hope and help for treatment. Dying to Be Thin is a co-production of WGBH and tpt National Productions.
“Those who may be at risk or already caught in the throes of these potentially devastating [eating] disorders and the people who love them would do well to tune in to ‘Dying to be Thin’…” -The New York Times
CINE Film & Video Competition Golden Eagle Award in Science & Technology
Funding provided by McKnight Foundation.
For more information visit www.pbs.org/nova/thin