Should big pharma fund obesity doc?

A new documentary about America's obesity crisis is in the works. Academy Award winning filmmaker Barry Levinson is directing... and weight loss drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline is footing the bill. The drug company says it will have no say in what goes into the film, but is it right for a doc maker to highlight an issue for a company that stands to profit from it? On Q today, Robin Bronk of the Creative Coalition defended her group's participation in this project, but acclaimed documentary filmmaker Peter Raymont shared his misgivings. What are your thoughts: Can a project like this be seen as anything but an infomercial? Or do the benefits of raising awareness about such a serious issue outweigh the questionable optics?

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