Search results for "Michael Pollan"

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The Botany Of Desire (2009) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2009

Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an exploration of the human relationship with the plant world -- seen from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Schwarz
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Michael Pollan

Fed Up (2014) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2014

Fed Up blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight loss, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Stephanie Soechtig
CAST:  Katie Couric  •  Michael Pollan  •  Michele Simon  •  Bill Clinton

Queen of the Sun (2010)

In 1923, Rudolf Steiner, an Austrian scientist, philosopher & social innovator, predicted that in 80 to 100 years honeybees would collapse. Now, beekeepers around the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Taggart Siegel
CAST:  Michael Pollan  •  Gunther Hauk  •  Vandana Shiva  •  Raj Patel

Food Fight (2008) RT Audience 67%

A fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement rebelled against big agribusiness ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Christopher Taylor
CAST:  Alice Waters  •  Marion Nestle  •  Michael Pollan

Food, Inc. (2008) RT 96% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2009

Documentary filmmaker Robert Kenner examines how mammoth corporations have taken over all aspects of the food chain in the United States, from the farms where our food is ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Kenner
CAST:  Michael Pollan  •  Eric Schlosser  •  Richard Lobb  •  Vince Edwards

King Corn (2007) RT 96% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2008

King Corn is a fun and crusading journey into the digestive tract of our fast food nation where one ultra-industrial, pesticide-laden, heavily-subsidized commodity dominates ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Aaron Woolf
CAST:  Ian Cheney  •  Curtis Ellis  •  Earl L. Butz  •  Michael Pollan

Time to Choose (2015)

Academy Award® winning director Charles Ferguson's new film investigates global climate change villains and heroes, and reveals practical solutions to act on.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Charles Ferguson
CAST:  Oscar Isaac  •  Jane Goodall  •  Jerry Brown  •  Neal Barnard

Food Evolution (2016)

As society tackles the problem of feeding our expanding population safely and sustainably, a schism has arisen between scientists and consumers, motivated by fear and distrust ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Scott Hamilton Kennedy
CAST:  Neil deGrasse Tyson  •  Michael Pollan  •  Bill Nye  •  Mark Lynas

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