altFood, Inc. (2008, Magnolia Home Entertainment, directed by Robert Kenner, PG )

I first heard about Food, Inc. seven months ago, and at that time posted the trailer, a couple of links, and my determination to see the movie when it became available on Netflix.  Just before Christmas the disk arrived in our mailbox, so we packed it in our luggage and were able to enjoy it with my brother and his family, which was only fitting, as they are the ones who alerted us to the movie in the first place.

Everyone who eats should see this film.  Alas, it only touches the surface of the problems in our food industry and doesn't have time to say much about solutions—but it's quite enough to inspire further research.  The film's website might be a good place to begin.

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Just in case you're lacking ideas for your Netflix queue, here's a trailer to a movie I saw a few years ago with my mother: "Les Triplettes de Belleville."

Posted by Stephan on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 5:43 pm

That looks different.... I put it at #2 in the queue, which means it should come soon enough for me to remember who recommended it. :) We still can't figure out how Munyurangabo got there. At someone's recommendation, or from someone's blog, or? It was on the waiting list for so long we no longer have a clue.

Posted by SursumCorda on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 6:16 pm
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