Dir. Robert Kenner. Features Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin. Participant Media, 2009. Documentary.
Exposes the highly mechanized underbelly of our nation’s food industry, hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. The Center for Ecoliteracy produced a guide for teachers to accompany this film.
The Future of Food
Dir. Deborah Koons Garcia. Lily Films, 2004. Documentary.
Offers an in-depth investigation into the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade.
In Good Heart: Soil and the Mystery of Fertility
Dir. Deborah Koons Garcia. Lily Films, Spring 2010. Documentary.
Examines our dependence on soil and its impact on current global challenges, including climate change, resource depletion, and peak oil. Includes interviews and soil explorations with scientists, activists, academics, and farmers.
Two Angry Moms
Dir. Amy Kalafa. Features Dr. Susan Rubin, Ann Cooper. Two Angry Moms, 2008. Documentary.
Chronicles nationwide efforts in the movement for better school food, with strategies for overcoming roadblocks and getting healthy, good tasting, real food into school cafeterias.
Young Voices on Climate Change
Dir. Lynne Cherry. Young Voices on Climate Change, 2009-2010. Documentary Film Series.
A series of short films featuring inspiring young people taking action and finding solutions to the global warming crisis by reducing the carbon footprint of their homes, schools, communities, and states. The films present replicable success stories.