Browsing the "food film" Tag

New Food Documentary Looks at “Food Rebels”

August 20th, 2014 | by Derek Markham

Beginning in September, a 13 part PBS food documentary will take us on a journey across America, focusing on the “food rebels” who are helping to transform our food system by turning toward sustainable (and traditional, in many cases) methods


Growing Cities Producer’s Fascinating Journey

June 12th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Growing Cities producer Dan Susman talks about his journey from backyard farmer to urban food advocate. Spoiler: he started out by planting pumpkins! It's a great story. Get to know him!


11-Year-Old Makes School Lunch Documentary

June 19th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

We're big fans of school lunch reform around here, so I couldn't resist sharing this trailer that I ran across! Fourth grader Zachary Maxwell used hidden cameras to document the underbelly of his school's lunch program and used the footage to create a documentary about it. Here's the trailer


Can a Film #StopMonsanto?

August 10th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan

A hashtag on twitter for quite a while, #StopMonsanto is now a movie-in-the-making. Not a documentary, but a feature film ... Fed up with Monsanto and how they’re treating farmers and consumers, Mariel Hemingway, Blythe Metz and others decided to make this scripted movie about it in an effort to expose—and stop—the transnational company


New Film Raises Awareness about Monsanto #stopmonsanto

July 11th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Mariel Hemingway is teaming up with producers Blythe Metz and Priscilla Woolworth to produce a film about activists fighting Monsanto. The film follows a group of activists as they work to raise awareness about the biotech giant, first through rallys and then through stunts.


Documentary Short Looks at Monsanto’s Hold on Hawaii

June 22nd, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Monsanto and other biotech firms have used Hawai’i as a seed laboratory for decades. In fact, a majority of the GMO seed corn sold to farmers in the midwest comes from Hawai’i. As oil prices continue to rise and the cost of importing fresh food from 2500 miles away goes with it, Hawai’i is reconsidering the wisdom of plantation crops that don’t feed its people



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