Videos: Real Food Films

  • At Needle Point

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    A haunting portrait of a mother and daughter, exposing the crippling effect of diabetes and the toxic relationship between sugar, poverty, and health. Written and performed by a Youth Speaks champion.

  • Soft Slaughter

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    Disillusioned with conventional meat production, Mary Lake becomes a butcher and brings humanity to the act of slaughter. Please note: Film contains explicit images of animal slaughter.

  • Mama Adrienne

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    For the women of Kinkala in the Republic of the Congo, sustainable farming is about more than growing organic vegetables. Still recovering from a decade of violent conflict, these women know that sustainability means physical, economic and emotional security–it means peace.

  • The Oyster Men

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    A small group of Baymen are committed to the rare practice of diving to hand pick wild oysters in the Long Island Sound. At once deeply rewarding and highly challenging, the practice is virtually unknown, yet produces some of America’s tastiest and most unique oysters.

  • Our Work Is Life

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    A glimpse into the complex story of migrant farmworkers in the United States. Told primarily through the voices of indigenous Mexican campesinos, the film shows one group’s advocacy for dignity and fairness in the face of harsh conditions on a berry farm in Washington State.

  • Verrückt: The Snail Farmer of Vienna

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    Meet Andreas, who leaves a cushy tech job at IBM to resurrect the lost art of snail farming. Sustainable, efficient, and tasty, snail farming is a green alternative to mainstream meat.

  • Growing Good Bugs

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    Meet hand grown bugs and the freshest flies from California in this glimpse into the role of beneficial insects in sustainable farming. Not for the squeamish!

  • Food

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    Stop-motion animation brings interviews with real eaters from around the world to life as ‘edible characters’ discussing the impact of our food choices.

  • There is Only Coffee

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    Filmed in Ethiopia, this little film is a love song to coffee, the grueling work that goes into producing it and the importance of small farms and cooperation in that process.

  • Bread

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    After running into barriers with health code politics, one L.A. bread maker helps enact a cottage food law that now allows millions of artisan entrepreneurs the right to a homemade livelihood.

  • Homeward

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    Tired of seeing friends and family leaving their community in Mexico for the United States, farmers in Hidalgo created this cooperative, keeping their families together with organic oregano.

  • Green Bronx Machine

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    Green Bronx Machine feeds the minds, hearts and stomachs of students in the poorest congressional district in America. Leader Stephen Ritz and his community grow urban gardens and harvest organic citizens. Si se puede!