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The Future of Food: a Free Eco Film Night
Date Wednesday October 25
Time 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Varnish Fine Art
77 Natoma St
San Francisco, CA, 94105
http://www.varnishfineart.com
Event Type Screening
Emailevents [at] greenplanetfilms.org
Phone415-383-0484
If you eat, you need to see this.

There is a revolution happening in the farm fields and on the dinner tables of America -- a revolution that is transforming the very nature of the food we eat.

THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade.

From the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada to the fields of Oaxaca, Mexico, this film gives a voice to farmers whose lives and livelihoods have been negatively impacted by this new technology. The health implications, government policies and push towards globalization are all part of the reason why many people are alarmed by the introduction of genetically altered crops into our food supply.

Shot on location in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, THE FUTURE OF FOOD examines the complex web of market and political forces that are changing what we eat as huge multinational corporations seek to control the world's food system. The film also explores alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture, placing organic and sustainable agriculture as real solutions to the farm crisis today.

Deborah Koons Garcia: Director, Writer, Producer

88 mins

Free.

About Green Planet Films:
Green Planet Films is a non-profit distributor of nature and environmental DVDs from around the globe. We seek to preserve and protect our planet by collecting and distributing documentaries from our web-based library which can be used to educate the public about the science, beauty, and fragility of the natural world.

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