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King corn

Author: Ian CheneyCurt EllisAaron WoolfJeffrey K MillerSam CullmanAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Docurama Films : Distributed by New Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fueled by curiosity and a dash of naiveté, college buddies Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis return to their ancestral home of Greene, Iowa, to find out how the modest corn kernel conquered America. With the help of real farmers, powerful fertilizer, government aid, and genetically modified seeds, the friends manage to grow one acre of corn. Along the way, they unlock the hidden truths about America's modern food  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentaries and Factual Films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Cheney; Curt Ellis; Aaron Woolf; Jeffrey K Miller; Sam Cullman; Bo Ramsey; Spencer Chakedis; WoWz (Musical group); Balcony Releasing.; Mosaic Films.; Independent Television Service.; Docurama (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422909387 9781422909386 1422913511 9781422913512
OCLC Number: 213373700
Notes: Originally released as a documentary in 2006.
"You are what you eat"--container
Special features: Deleted scenes: Chicago: hauling the harvest to the Board of trade -- Washington DC : talking corn on Capitol Hill -- Boston : a new Boston tea party ; Featurettes : The king corn in the corn belt tour -- The lost basement lectures ; WoWz music video; photo gallery; filmmaker biographies.
Credits: Edited by Jeffrey K. Miller; camera, Sam Cullman, Aaron Woolf, Ian Cheney; original music, The WoWz, Bo Ramsey, Spencer Chakedis.
Performer(s): Curt Ellis, Ian Cheney.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or Dolby 2.0, widescreen.
Responsibility: Balcony Releasing presents a Mosaic Films production ; a film by Aaron Woolf, Curt Ellis, Ian Cheney ; a co-production of Mosaic Films Incorporated and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; written by Aaron Woolf, Ian Cheney, Curt Ellis, Jeffrey K. Miller ; co-produced by Ian Cheney, Curt Ellis ; produced and directed by Aaron Woolf.
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Fueled by curiosity and a dash of naiveté, college buddies Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis return to their ancestral home of Greene, Iowa, to find out how the modest corn kernel conquered America. With the help of real farmers, powerful fertilizer, government aid, and genetically modified seeds, the friends manage to grow one acre of corn. Along the way, they unlock the hidden truths about America's modern food system--From publisher description.

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