Thursday, December 9, 2010

Films on Food ( Please share your foodie film knowledge )

So, Here it is.

A list of food films to be edited, expanded, commented upon &...

Last updated 01/28/2012
[Please send in your synopses of these films for future organization of this thorough compilation of food film.]

Food Movies:

(Ron) Urban Homesteading?
? Crazy Sexy cancer?
“Nourish: food + community”
37 Uses for a Dead Sheep
A Community of Gardeners By Cintia Cabib
Against the Grain
American Beer
American Dream
American Fair
American Farm
American Harvest
Asparagus! (A Stalk-umentary)
Back to the Land...Again
Beer Wars
Big River (A king Corn Companion)
Big Spuds, Little Spuds
Big Sugar
Bitter Harvest?
Black Gold
Blood OF the Beasts
Broken Limbs: Apples, Agriculture and the New American Farmer
Brookford Almanac
Bulls*** (*)
Buyer Be Fair
Challenging Impossibility
Chow Down Gage Johnston & Andrew Lipton
Chris Bedford's new film "Getting Real about Food & the Future"
Chulas Fronteras
Coca Cola Kid
Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood
Controling Our Food ("The World According To Monsanto")
Corner In Wheat
Corporate Agriculture: The Hollow Men/Alternative Agriculture: Food for Life (CBC)
Darwin's Nightmare
Death on A Factory Farm
Diet Wars
Dispatches: Supermarket Secrets
Dispatches: The Supermarket That's Eating (Britian
DIVE!DIVE! Living Off America’s Waste
Eat At Bill's
Fast Food Nation
Fast Food Women
Food Fight
Food For Change
Food For The Future
Food For Thought
Food INC
Food Matters
Forks Over Knives
From THe Ground Up
Fuel (bio-fuels argument)
Garbage! The Rovolution Starts at Home
Genetic Time Bomb
GMOs & the Changing Face of Agriculture Series
Good Food: Sustainable Food and Farming in the NorthWest
Growing Awareness
Growing Change: A Journey Inside Venezuela's Food Revolution Simon Cunich
Grown IN Detroit
Hamburger America
Harvest of Fear (NOVA/Frontline)
Home Grown
Hot Potatoes
How to Get Fat Without Really Trying Peter Jennings
How To Save The World: One Man, One Cow, One Planet
In Organic We Trust
In Search of Good Food
In The Poison of the Pampas
In The Same Boat
Is Wal-Mart Good for America?
Killer At Large
King Corn
Know Your Mushrooms
Le sang des bĂȘtes (a.k.a. Blood of the Beasts)
Les glaneurs et la glaneuse
Life and Debt
Living on the Wedge: Wisconsin's Artisan Cheesemakers
Lunch Line (The Movie)
Mad City Chickens
Meat The Future
Media That Maters: Good Food Jim Hightower as host
Modern Meat
Mumford Farms
Nature: Silence of the Bees
Nourish: Food + Community
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's
one man one cow one planet
Our Daily Bread
Pig Business
Playing with Poison
Polycultures: Food Where we live
Queen of the Sun
Rancho California (Por Favor) *
Red Persimmons
Regenerative Agriculture
Ripe For Change
Robert Fortune: The Tea Thief
Slow Food Revolution
Smokestack Lightning
Still, The Children Are Here
Store Wars
Strong Roots,Fragile Farms
Super Size me
SuperMarkets Inc (CNBC?)
Supper Deconstructed
Sustainable Table: What's On Your Plate?
Terminator Tomatoes
The Chicken Stampede
The Cove
The Dying Fields
The Economics of Happiness Helena Norberg Hodge
The End of the Line
The Farmers Wife
The Future of Food
The Gleaners and I
The Global Banquet: Politics of Food
The GMO Film Project
The Golbal Banquet: Politics of Food
The Grange Fair: An American Tradition
The Meaning of Food (PBS)
The Natural History of the Chicken (PBS)
The Organic Opportunity (CHris Bedford)
The Persuaders (Frontline)
The Price of Aid
The Price of Sugar
The Real Dirt on Farmer John
The Soil Solution
The Vanishing of the Bees
The Weight of Obesity...A Balanced Reality
The Wheat Movie
The World According to Monsanto
Think Twice
To Market TO Market to Buy a Fat Pig
Trade Secrets" A Moyers Report (PBS)
Truck Farm
Two Angry Mom's (Food Fight)
Urban Agriculture on the Move
Urban Roots (Detroit Farms..)
Vanishing of the Bees
Victims of Cheap Coffee
Wal-Mart Nation
Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price
We Feed The World
West Philly Grown
What WIll We Eat (a film by Chris Bedford?)
What Will We Eat?
What's For Dinner?


Dispatches: The Supermarket That's Eating (Britian
Meat the

IN ORGANIC WE TRUST is a feature documentary created by a group of award-winning filmmakers.

We’re looking for a passionate self-starter and food-loving dynamo to join our little farm to help

us wrap up post-production and launch an outreach campaign.

'Growing Change' by Australian filmmaker Simon Cunich, A Journey Inside Venezuela's Food


documentary by Rachel Bower - "In The Same Boat" - which draws connections between fishing and

farming, and a fading way of life

DIVE!DIVE! Living Off America’s Waste

Nourish Short Films: 54 Bite-Sized Videos about the Story of Your Food DVD.

one man one cow one planet

Bertram Verhaag’s scenically beautiful film, Science Under Attack, is one of several he produced

on biotechnology. (Also see David vs Monsanto, Seeds and Seed Multinationals, and Life Running out

of Control.) In Science Under Attack, he interviews scientists whose careers were ruined because

they published studies warning of health dangers from genetically modified crops. From smaller

brain size in rats fed biotech food, to lowered immunity, organ damage, and infertility, the

information is suppressed by the biotech industry and governments beholden to it.

In The Poison of the Pampas, a 22-minute news report by journalist Rolando Grana, broadcast in

Argentina in April of last year,


This list is compiled & updated by B. Santifer R. at the below blog address.

Bodega Down Bronx

shorts: EATING FOR THE DEAD, HUNGRY FOR CHANGE, GREENHORNS,DIG THE EARTH, The Meatrix, with these hands, The Bitter Aftertaste, Gefilte Fish, "We Become Silent",

youtube:"SuperMarket Secrets", "The Cycle of Insanity The Real Story of Water"



The Water Front

Liquid Assets

*Blue Gold


* "The Cycle of Insanity The Real Story of Water"


Magnificent Fish, Forgotten Giants

The Cove

When the Salmon Run Dry

One More Dead Fish

Heading for Shore

River of Renewal

Echo of Water Against Rocks

Foodie Film:


Like water for chocolate

The Dinner

Babette's Feast

The Big Night

When Do We Eat?

A Chef in Love


Eat Drink Man Woman

Soul Food

Soylent Green

Starving Artists' Cookbook


  1. Yes, with such a depth of media..

    Are we listening?

    Are we learning?


    Make only the most of our harvest seasons,

    - Be -

  2. Have a look at

    1. Thanks for the link, I'll continue exploring! It seems I may utilize this as the foodie film section.

      The list compiled here is predominately non-fiction related to food system studies.

      Thanks again continue checking in!

      - Be -


    You ought to be presenting (or organizing a film festival) at the GFJI Gathering!!!

    Diane Dodge (GFJI Listserv administrator)

    1. Yes, Thank you Diane!

      There is a most lovely spectrum of sharing I'll love bringing to GFJI!

      With time & abundant harvests, I trust we'll make this happen!

      Thank you for checking in; Please continue doing so. I'm very grateful for your efforts!

      Do also be in touch with @foodcentric1 on Twitter as well as

      Only the most for harvest seasons,

      - Be -

  4. or

    1. Yes, Thank you. Professor Howard & his students work is exceptional & helps paint again a very direct picture for the needs of redisigning our un-sustainable food system!

      Thanks for visiting,

      - Be -

  5. Thanks for sharing, and adding my project, "The Wheat Movie." To learn more, or to find a description, please visit:,, or

    Best of luck to you!

    Bill Wroblewski

    1. Thank you so much for your work Bill!

      When seeking additional movie projects, please tap me for some appropriately applied passion!

      Grow your own,

      - Be -