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Watch: We Are the Guinea Pigs in Exclusive Trailer for Sean Penn’s ‘The Human Experiment’

Watch: We Are the Guinea Pigs in Exclusive Trailer for Sean Penn's 'The Human Experiment'

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What if the greatest chemical disaster of our time didn’t involve oil spills or nuclear meltdowns? Instead, imagine much lower levels of exposure, inflicted over generations and affecting every person on the planet. The result: Rising rates of everything from cancer to autism to infertility. That’s the premise behind the documentary “The Human Experiment,” which was executive-produced and narrated by Sean Penn.

As the synopsis continues: “‘The Human Experiment’ lifts the veil on this shocking reality – where untested chemicals are ubiquitous in our products and the health of future generations is on the line. The film follows a band of unlikely activists who are fighting back. What will it take to stop this vast human experiment before it’s too late?”

From Oscar-winner Sean Penn and Emmy-winning journalists Dana Nachman and Don Hardy, “The Human Experiment” examines the personal stories of people who believe their lives have been affected by chemicals. 

“The Human Experiment” hits theaters and VOD on April 17. Check out the exclusive poster below:

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