Parasites: A User's Guide

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“I wish all documentaries were as playful and profound as this! You'll have a whole new appreciation for the complicated little worms that haunt our collective insides...”
-Jad Abumrad, host, Radiolab

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About the film

The word "parasite" comes with loads of vile connotations. But in nature, nothing is purely good or evil. In ‘Parasites: A User’s Guide,’ filmmaker Sharon Shattuck explores the relationship of some helminths—parasitic intestinal worms—to humans, as an example of parasites that can help people. Read more»