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Why do Jews and Muslims forbid pork? This film searches for the ancient roots of the pig taboo and explores the centuries-long relationship between humans and pigs.

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Why is pork a forbidden food for Jews and Muslims? In a search for the historical roots of the pig taboo, the filmmakers travel around the world interviewing archaeologists, religious scholars, hunters and pet pig owners. Their journey reveals the many ways this intelligent and complex animal has found its way into religious scripture, onto our dinner tables, and even into our homes. Written by Tess Gerritsen

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