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The future of food [videorecording] / Lily Films presents ; directed, produced, and written by Deborah Koons Garcia ; produced by Catherine Lynn Butler
DVD DVD | Distributed by Warner, Elektra, Atlantic Corp. | 2007 | Special ed.
Available at Eastfield:Videos 3day loan (TP 248.65 .F66 F88 2007)

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[United States] : Arts Alliance America : Distributed by Warner, Elektra, Atlantic Corp., [2007]
Descript
2 videodiscs (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note
DVD (NTSC, region 1) ; 4:3 letterbox presentation.
Closed captioned.
Interviews with: Andrew Kimbrell, Dr. Charles M. Benbrook, Dr. Ignacio Chapela, Dr. Fred Kirschenmann, Percy Schmeiser, Rodney Nelson, Dave Henson, Dr. Jorge Soberon, Dr. Exeduiel Ezcurra ; narrator, Sara Maamouri.
Editor, Vivien Hillgrove ; Music, Todd Boekelheide ; cinematographer, John Chater.
Originally produced in 2004.
Not rated.
Summary
Documents the trend of unlabeled genetically-modified foods which have become increasingly prevalent in grocery stores. Unravels the complex web of market and political forces that are changing the nature of what we eat. Explores organic and sustainable agriculture as alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture.
Contents
Disc 1. Future of food; additional interviews -- disc 2. Special features / produced by Deborah Koons Garcia and Sara Maamouri.
Note
Special features: (Disc 1) Additional interviews with scientists about safety of genetically modified foods: interview with Michael Hansen (2003, 47 min.); interview with Arpad Pusztai (2003, 15 min.).
Special features: (Disc 2) Excerpts from 4 films about farmers: "My father's garden" (5 min.), "Troublesome Creek" (4 min.), "Ripe for change" (5 min.), "Fields of plenty" (5 min.) ; "The happy box", a short film about community-supported agriculture (CSA) / by Erica Filanc (13 min.) ; Farmers' markets ; "How to save seeds from vegetables" / Underwood Gardens ;"Planting seeds", a video showcase of school campus gardens by the city of Santa Monica (9 min.) ; excerpt of a panel discussion with Michael Pollan on "The Cost of Food" (7 min.) ; 13 GE-free recipes by Alice Waters, Molly Katzen, Deborah Madison, Dan Barber and other chefs ; DVD-ROM features: Take action [toolkit] / Accessing web sites.
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Title appears on container as: Morgan Spurlock presents The future of food
ISBN/ISSN
829567040225
Music #
670402 Arts Alliance America
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