Food : What we must know

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inGREEDients (2009 Documentary)
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In the documentary 'inGREEDients', registered nurse and filmmaker David Burton, discovers an alarming... (76 mins.)
Director: David Burton
 
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Food Stamped (2010 Documentary)
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Food Stamped is an informative and humorous documentary film following a couple as they attempt to eat a healthy... (60 mins.)
 
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Planeat (2010 Documentary)
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The story of three men's life-long search for a diet which is good for our health, the environment and the future of our planet - showcasing some of the best food you have ever seen. (87 mins.)
 
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Mistura: The Power of Food (2011 Documentary)
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(38 mins.)
Director: Patricia Perez
 
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Chow Down (2010 Documentary)
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Root for Charles, John and Garnet as they try to buck the system of pills and procedures and outfox their heart disease and diabetes... (73 mins.)
 
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Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead (2010 Documentary)
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100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe... (97 mins.)
 
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Vegucated (2011 Documentary)
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Vegucated is a guerrilla-style documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who... (76 mins.)
 
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The Botany of Desire (2009 Documentary)
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Michael Pollan, a professor of journalism and a student of food, presents the history of four plants... (120 mins.)
 
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Diverseeds: Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (2009 Documentary)
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This documentary film shows the importance of agricultural biodiversity for food and agriculture, with astonishing pictures from Europe and Asia... (51 mins.)
 
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Super Size Me (2004 Documentary)
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While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month. (100 mins.)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
 
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Fat Head (2009 Documentary)
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A comedian replies to the "Super Size Me" crowd by losing weight on a fast-food diet while demonstrating that almost everything you think you know about the obesity "epidemic" and healthy eating is wrong. (104 mins.)
Director: Tom Naughton
 
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Fresh (2009 Documentary)
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There are still efficient ways to produce healthy fresh organic food in a time where most food is being mass produced by corporations in less than hygienic ways. Country farmers and urban farmers explain. (70 mins.)
 
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Ingredients (2009 Documentary)
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American food is in a state of crisis. Obesity and diabetes are on the rise, food costs are skyrocketing... (73 mins.)
Director: Robert Bates
 
14.
My McDiet (2009 Documentary)
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What if 30 days of fast food could lead to healthy weight loss? Sound impossible? It didn't to Julie Dove... (87 mins.)
Director: Julie Dove
 
15.
Food, Inc. (2008 Documentary)
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An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Kenner
 
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Forks Over Knives (2011 Documentary)
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Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. (96 mins.)
Director: Lee Fulkerson
 
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Food Matters (2008 Documentary)
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Food Matter examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on topics organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy. (80 mins.)
 
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PolyCultures: Food Where We Live (2009 Documentary)
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PolyCultures: Food Where We Live is a fresh feature-length documentary movie, which portrays the diverse... (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Kondilas
 
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Food Fight (2008 Documentary)
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A fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement rebelled against big agribusiness to launch the local organic food movement. (91 mins.)
Director: Chris Taylor
 
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Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution (2008 Documentary)
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For the first time ever, our children are growing up less healthy than we are. As the rate of cancer, infertility and other illnesses linked to environmental factors climbs upward each year, we must ask ourselves: why is this happening? (107 mins.)
Director: Jean-Paul Jaud
 
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All Jacked Up (2008 Documentary)
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All Jacked Up peers into the real lives of four typical teenagers as they are urged to face up to the ongoing manipulation of their generation by big food manufacturers as their parents, schools, and government stand idly by. (110 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Mattox
 
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What's on Your Plate? (2009 Documentary)
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WHAT'S ON YOUR PLATE is a witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics. Filmed over the course of one year... (76 mins.)
Director: Catherine Gund
 
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Tapped (2009 Documentary)
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Examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil. (76 mins.)
 
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Processed People (2009 Documentary)
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When they're not busy picking our pockets, or telling us we have to give up liberties to have freedom... (40 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nelson
 
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Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World (2004 Documentary)
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Narrator Cori Brackett had a strange cause-and-effect experience with the diet cokes she was drinking... (90 mins.)
 
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Good Food (2008 Documentary)
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A look at how local farmers and ranchers in the Pacific Northwestern part of the United States develop sustainable and organic agriculture. (72 mins.)
 
27.
Got the Facts on Milk? (2008 Documentary)
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A comical fast paced feature documentary, that questions the health benefits of milk.
Director: Shira Lane
 
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Killer at Large (2008 Documentary)
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An overview of the politics, social effects and problems associated with the rising epidemic of American obesity.
 
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The World According to Monsanto (2008 Documentary)
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You do not have to believe that God exists, but you will after this movie know that the devil poster... (108 mins.)
 
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King Corn (2007 Documentary)
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King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation... (88 mins.)
Director: Aaron Woolf
 
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The Price of Sugar (2007 Documentary)
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On the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic, tourists flock to pristine beaches, with little knowledge... (90 mins.)
Director: Bill Haney
 
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Bad Seed: The Truth About Our Food (2006 Documentary)
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This bold and convincing documentary grabs you in the guts and doesn't let go. When Adam Curry and Timo... (58 mins.)
Director: Timo Nadudvari
 
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Sweet Remedy: The World Reacts to an Adulterated Food Supply (2006 Documentary)
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Sweet Remedy: The World Reacts to an Adulterated Food Supply: While aspartame was the single focus in "Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World"... (134 mins.)
 
34.
Our Daily Bread (2005 Documentary)
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OUR DAILY BREAD is a wide-screen tableau of a feast which isn't always easy to digest - and in which we all take part. A pure, meticulous and high-end film experience that enables the audience to form their own ideas. (92 mins.)
 
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The Future of Food (2004 Documentary)
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THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled grocery store shelves for the past decade. (88 mins.)
Director: Deborah Garcia
 
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The Meaning of Food (2004 Mini-Series)
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The Meaning of Food is a three part series that explores food cultures, identities and histories in America...
 
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Sicko (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories including shotgun deaths. (123 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
 
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Dirt! The Movie (2009 Documentary)
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The only remedy for disconnecting people from the natural world is connecting them to it again. (86 mins.)