Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (2008) (trailer)

Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and violent video games to bogus educational products and the family car. Drawing on the insights of health care professionals, children's advocates, and industry insiders, the film focuses on the explosive growth... read more
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Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (2008)