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Good Food Doc Shorts Collection

Emily James, Kirsten Kelly, Anne De Mare, Martina Brimmer, Zora Tucker, Ilana Friendman, Suzanne Twining, Johanna Divine, Mark Fiore, Liz Miller, Allan Forbes, Stefan Forbes, Louis Fox, Vasco Lucas Nunes & Ondi Timoner / / 2009 / 90 ' / English

Credits

Kirsten Kelly, Anne de Mare, Fulcrum TV, Martina Brimmer, Zora Tucker, Ilana Friendman, Suzanne Twining, Johanna Divine, Mark Fiore, Liz Miller, Allan Forbes, Stefan Forbes, Sustainable Table, Free Range Graphics, Deborah Koons Garcia, Kids on the Hill, Guy Evans & Jed Riffe

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A collection of short films on food and sustainability

Synopsis

Ready for some film for thought? Media That Matters brings you our first FOCUS release -- a collection of shorts on food and sustainability. Watch and take action for a healthy, sustainable and delicious future.

The Luckiest Nut In The World

08:00 min, Director: Emily James, Producer: Fulcrum TV

A singing peanut and his gang of shelled friends explain that sometimes free trade is just nuts. 

Asparagus! (A Stalk-umentary)

 

 

05:57 min, Directors and Producers: Kirsten Kelly and Anne de Mare

Journey to the "Asparagus Capital of the World" to discover why one little vegetable is so important.

Food Justice: A Growing Movement

8:00 min, Directors and Producers: Martina Brimmer and Zora Tucker

Farmers become activists in the fight for food justice in West Oakland, California. 

Recycle

5:45 min, Directors and Producers: Vasco Lucas Nunes and Ondi Timoner

Poet Miguel Diaz transforms poverty into cultivation in the middle of a Los Angeles street.

 

Inch By Inch: Providence Youth Gardens for Change

8:00 min,  Director and Producer: Ilana Friendman

Teachers and students in Providence, Rhode Island get their hands dirty and their lives enriched.

Terminator Tomatoes

5:00 min,  Director and Producer: Suzanne Twining

A farmer and his daughter get in too deep with a crop of genetically modified tomatoes.

Young Agrarians

8:00 min,  Director and Producer: Johanna Divine

Young people plant the seeds for a sustainable future in this portrait of organic farming in California.

Profit Cola

2:06 min,  Director and Producer: Mark Fiore

All aboard! Ride the sugar rollercoaster of Profit Cola. Next stop: childhood obesity.

Water Warriors

06:17 min, Director and Producer: Liz Miller

When water coast soar, residents of Highland Park, Michigan demand to know who will foot the bill.

Don’t Worry

8:00 min, Director: Emily James, Producer: Fulcrum TV

Find out how Sunny D and "that purple stuff" are marketed to children as young as three.

One More Dead Fish

7:50 min,  Directors and Producers: Allan and Stefan Forbes

Handline fishermen fight to survive in a rapidly globalizing industry.

The Meatrix

3:47 min,  Director: Louis Fox,  Producer: Sustainable Table, Free Range Graphics

Will Leo the pig take the blue pill and remain in a fantasyland where quaint family farms produce food for our tables?

 

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