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Title The future of food / Lily Films presents ; produced by Catherine Lynn Butler ; directed, produced, and written by Deborah Koons Garcia.

Publication Info. [Mill Valley, Calif.] : Lily Films, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 363.192 FUTURE    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  DVD 363.192 FUTURE DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Edition 2 Disc Special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 89 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD ; access to Take Action documents and links requires a PC or Mac with a DVD-ROM drive, Microsoft Word software, Adobe Reader software, internet connection.
Performer Narrator, Sara Maamouri.
Credits Editor, Vivien Hillgrove ; cinematography, John Chater ; music composed by Todd Boekelheide.
Summary Documents the trend of unlabeled genetically-modified foods which have become increasingly prevalent in grocery stores. Unravels the complex web of market and political forces that are changing the nature of what we eat. Explores organic and sustainable agriculture as alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture.
Contents Disc 1. Main feature ; Additional interviews with Dr. Michael Hansen (interviewed by Deborah Koons Garcia, December 2003) (ca. 47 min.) and Dr. Arpad Pusztai (interviewed by Deborah Koons Garcia, December 2003) (ca. 15 min.) --
Disc 2: Special features: Farmers' portraits: My father's garden (ca. 5 min.) (Miranda Productions presents ; an excerpt of a film by Miranda Smith, produced by Abigail Wright) -- Troublesome creek (ca. 5 min.) (An excerpt of a film by Steven Ascher & Jeanne Jordan) -- Ripe for change (ca. 5 min.) (an excerpt of a film by Emiko Omori and Jed Riffe) -- Fields of plenty, a journey across America with Michael Ableman (ca. 5 min.) (excerpt of a film by Virginia Bogert) ; The Happy box (a film about Community-supported agriculture by Erica Filanc) (ca. 13 min.) ; Farmers' markets [text feature] ; How to save seeds from vegetables (by Underwood Gardens) (ca. 14 min.) ; Planting seeds (a video showcase of campus gardens in Santa Monica) (ca. 9 min.) ; Michael Pollan on the cost of food [filmed in San Francisco, November 2004] (ca. 7 min.) ; GE-free recipes [text feature] ; Take Action documents and links [DVD-ROM feature].
Note Main feature originally produced in 2004.
Language English ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired (main feature only).
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Food, Genetically Modified -- United States.
Agriculture -- United States.
Food Supply -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
Genetic Engineering -- United States.
Patents as Topic -- United States.
Genetically modified foods.
Genetically modified foods -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Agricultural biotechnology.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.
Agriculture and politics.
Agriculture and state.
Food supply -- Government policy.
Organic farming.
Sustainable agriculture.
Food law and legislation -- United States.
Farmers' markets -- United States.
Community-supported agriculture -- United States.
Food -- Labeling -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Short films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Butler, Catherine Lynn.
Garcia, Deborah Koons.
Pollan, Michael.
Maamouri, Sara.
Smith, Miranda, 1944-
Wright, Abigail.
Ascher, Steven.
Jordan, Jeanne.
Omori, Emiko.
Riffe, Jed.
Bogert, Virginia.
Ableman, Michael.
Filanc, Erica.
Boekelheide, Todd.
Lily Films.
Miranda Productions.
Underwood Gardens (Firm)
Added Title My father's garden
Troublesome creek
Ripe for change
Fields of plenty
The happy box
ISBN 1595870393
Standard No. 881394501522
Music No. DOC 50152 Lily Films
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