Black Mold Exposure (2009)
Directors:Michael Roland Williams
Black Mold Exposure follows Michael Roland Williams, filmmaker, and Karen Noseff, founder of Fortune Denim, struggling to regain their livelihood and well-being after they were unknowingly exposed to high levels of various molds that had infested Karen's apartment. A growing number of people from all ages and walks of life claim mold made them ill while physicians, lawmakers, and medical associations dispute the validity of these claims. Most of the symptoms of those claiming illness from mold can be caused by, and diagnosed as, any number of other illnesses. There are no standardized methods to measure what molds, at what exposure levels, over what period of time, might cause any given person to become ill. The film explores the bizarre illnesses associated with exposure to toxic mold and read morethe film participants' difficult task of regaining their health and lives in an atmosphere of political and social intolerance and disbelief. It is a first-ever look into the lives of those claiming to be ill from mold and the controversial and volatile climate surrounding it.