Tampon, our closest enemy


This is an International investigation about dangers of the tampons. Cases of menstrual toxic shocks are increasing around the world and woman that have been close to death are witnessing. Thanks to independant studies and tests, we know now that tampons contain dioxicis, toxic components, among 10 the most dangerous chemicals classified by the WHO.

However, a real taboo surounds this product, while women use an average of 11 000 tampons in their lives. We travel to the US, Netherlands, France, Belgium to meet scientifists and victims.


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  • Genre: Investigation Lifestyle
  • Length: 1 x 52'
  • Director: Audrey Gloaguen
  • Producer: Dreamway Productions
  • Broadcaster: France 5, Téléquébec, RTBF, RTS, TVN...
  • Awards: Best Documentary at California Women's Film Festival 2018