Food Evolution (NR) Release Date: October 8th, 2017
Runtime: 1 hr. 32 min.
Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy
Genres: Documentary
Starring: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye, Michael Pollan, Mark Lynas
Amongst all this conflict and confusion around food, how do we make the best decisions about how we feed ourselves? From Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy (THE GARDEN, FAME HIGH, OT: OUR TOWN) and narrated by esteemed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, FOOD EVOLUTION is set amidst a brutally polarized debate marked by fear, distrust and confusion: the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, FOOD EVOLUTION wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments of our time. Enlisting experts and icons of the struggle such as Mark Lynas, Alison Van Eenennaam, Jeffrey Smith, Andrew Kimbrell, Vandana Shiva, Robert Fraley, Marion Nestle and Bill Nye, as well as farmers and scientists from around the world, this bold and necessary documentary separates the hype from the science to unravel the debate around food. "With a soft tone, respectful to opponents but insistent on the data, “Food Evolution” posits an inconvenient truth for organic boosters to swallow: In a world desperate for safe, sustainable food, G.M.O.s may well be a force for good." - Daniel M. Gold, The New York TimesSpecial presentation on coordination with the Camas Farmers Market. Admission $6
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