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Beef Inc.
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directed by Carmen Garcia, fl. 1988; produced by Éric Michel, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 50 mins
A struggle for control of the world food market is waging, and the battle promises to escalate in the 21st century. This documentary by Carmen Garcia examines how a handful of companies have come to dominate beef production and distribution in North America. This film gives a voice to independent cattle producers...
directed by Carmen Garcia, fl. 1988; produced by Éric Michel, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 50 mins
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Brasil Orgânico
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directed by Kátia Klock, fl. 1996-2018 and Lícia Brancher, fl. 2002-2013; produced by Lícia Brancher, fl. 2002-2013, Contraponto Produções (Brazil: Contraponto Produções, 2013), 59 mins

Un documental sobre la cadena de alimentos orgánicos, del productor al consumidor. La película presenta los biomas brasileños y cuenta historias de las personas que tienen en la agricultura, la ganadería o la plantación sostenible en estilo de vida.

Documentário sobre a cadeia de alimentos orgânicos, do produt...

directed by Kátia Klock, fl. 1996-2018 and Lícia Brancher, fl. 2002-2013; produced by Lícia Brancher, fl. 2002-2013, Contraponto Produções (Brazil: Contraponto Produções, 2013), 59 mins
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Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution
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directed by Jean-Paul Jaud, 1946-; produced by Jean-Paul Jaud, 1946- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 48 mins
In the mountains of France, the mayor of a small town has changed the school's lunch menu to locally grown organic foods in order to bring safe food products and healthy diet to the children. We learn about the abuses of the food industry, the challenges and rewards of safe food production, and the practical solut...
directed by Jean-Paul Jaud, 1946-; produced by Jean-Paul Jaud, 1946- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 48 mins
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Kerkennah
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directed by Marco Mensa, fl. 2001 (Ethnos Films, 2001), 20 mins
This documentary, by director Marco Mensa, is about the life of fishermen on the Kerkennah Islands (Tunisia).
directed by Marco Mensa, fl. 2001 (Ethnos Films, 2001), 20 mins
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My Mother's Home, Lagoon
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written by Mehrdad Oskooee; directed by Mehrdad Oskooee; produced by Mehrdad Oskooee and Toufan Nahanghodrati, fl. 2001, European Union. MEDIA Programme (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
Like Kurosawa's Woman in the Dunes, 67-year-old Kobra battles the elements on a lagoon in Iran to eke out a living for herself and her 100-year-old invalid mother. Even on New Year's day she is out in her rowboat before dawn, dropping and hauling her nets for the modest catch. She must argue fiercely with the men...
written by Mehrdad Oskooee; directed by Mehrdad Oskooee; produced by Mehrdad Oskooee and Toufan Nahanghodrati, fl. 2001, European Union. MEDIA Programme (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
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My Uncle's Tatala
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(Taiwan: Cineminga, 2016), 51 mins
Being grateful is the biggest asset of the Tao people, for the fact that they understand how to cultivate natural resources with diligent work. The Tao director recorded the making of the TATALA (laminated boat) in a documentary that also carries the deepest messages of love and affection.
(Taiwan: Cineminga, 2016), 51 mins
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The Restaurateur
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directed by Roger Sherman, 1951-; produced by Roger Sherman, 1951- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 57 mins
We follow restaurateur Danny Meyere and his team over a period of 12 years as they experience gut-wrenching construction delays, miss deadlines, and fire a chef. We visit Tabla's chef Floyd Cardoz in his tiny home kitchen, where he creates his now classic watermelon curry. We're there as chef Kerry Heffernan takes...
directed by Roger Sherman, 1951-; produced by Roger Sherman, 1951- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 57 mins
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Riches from the Deep, 2, Dreams of Catches Unlimited
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directed by Terje Dale and Nils Arne Saebo; produced by Kjell Jarle Hoyheim and Knut Midttun, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in Riches from the Deep, 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2000), 1 hour 4 mins
This programme shows how man has harvested the riches of the deep. Dreams of enormous catches have provided the incentive, but dreams are notably nebulous: for some, admittedly, their dreams have come true, but for others they have turned into nightmares. We meet fishermen on the Pacific island of Mitiaro, and wi...
directed by Terje Dale and Nils Arne Saebo; produced by Kjell Jarle Hoyheim and Knut Midttun, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in Riches from the Deep, 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2000), 1 hour 4 mins
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Riches from the Deep, 3, Where Human Sharks are King
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directed by Nils Arne Saebo and Terje Dale; produced by Kjell Jarle Hoyheim and Knut Midttun, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in Riches from the Deep, 3 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2000), 54 mins
The third and last programme in the series explains how we share the harvest of the sea among us. To start with, the ocean was open to all, but when overfishing became a problem and stocks were in danger of being wiped out, the right to unrestricted fishing evolved into a bitterly fought free-for-all. Together w...
directed by Nils Arne Saebo and Terje Dale; produced by Kjell Jarle Hoyheim and Knut Midttun, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in Riches from the Deep, 3 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2000), 54 mins
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River People: Behind the Case of David Sohappy
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directed by Michal Conford and Michele Zaccheo; produced by Michal Conford and Michele Zaccheo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 51 mins
River People documents a timely issue - the clash between an ancient culture and modern society. It is the story of David Sohappy, a Native-American spiritual leader who was sentenced to a five-year prison term for selling 317 salmon out of season. For twenty years Sohappy has fished in open defiance of all state...
directed by Michal Conford and Michele Zaccheo; produced by Michal Conford and Michele Zaccheo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 51 mins
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