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The future of food

Author: Deborah Koons Garcia; Lily Films.
Publisher: [Mill Valley, Calif.] : Lily Films, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Computer File : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction films
Short films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Koons Garcia; Lily Films.
ISBN: 1595870393 9781595870391 9781604614015 1604614013
OCLC Number: 63134852
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired (main feature only).
Notes: "2 disc special edition"--Container.
Special features: Farmers' portraits, Community supported agriculture, Farmers' markets, Seed saving, Kids and fresh food, Michael Pollan on the cost of food, GE free recipes, and Take action toolkit.
Credits: Editor, Vivien Hillgrove ; photography, John Chater ; music, Todd Boekelheide.
Performer(s): 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.
Description: 2 videodiscs (88 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature and additional interviews --
disc 2. Special features.
Responsibility: Lily Films presents ; directed, produced, and written by Deborah Koons Garcia ; produced by Catherine Lynn Butler.
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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.

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The Future of Food is a scathing account of modern industrial agriculture practices. Focusing primarily on corn, soybean and other grains, the film provides an overview of how food production in the United States has transformed over the last 50 years. An in depth case is laid out against agriculture...
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