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Serious Green: Movies That Go Beyond Food Inc

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SERIOUS EATS Tressa Eaton has compiled a terrific list of food related films. Comments to her post offer an even broader selection. If you are serious about food, and serious about what you eat and how its grown, take a peek at her post, first paragraph below:

This summer’s Food, Inc. has brought food consciousness in the U.S. to a whole new level. If Food, Inc. made you hungry for more info on food production in the U.S., you should get your hands on one of the movies below. These films range in theme from school lunches to genetically modified foods. People can talk and write about food production and industrial feed lots till they’re blue in the face, but seeing sometimes makes all the difference.

Food, Inc. was groundbreaking because it was the first enviro-food film to be screened at major movie theaters across the country. But the small, food-focused films that follow after the jump played at independent festivals and then never seemed to get wide distribution. Many are now available for viewing online or for purchase through Netflix or Amazon.

Another way to get a hold of these movies: Ask your library to buy a copy, or request a DVD from the movie’s website and, where licensing agreements allow, set up a screening for your community..  READ MORE

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