Food Evolution
Food Evolution (2017)

Amid a brutally polarized debate marked by passion, suspicion, and confusion, FOOD EVOLUTION explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda, to the cornfields of Iowa,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: June 23, 2017
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Serena Donadoni
Village Voice

What Scott Hamilton Kennedy captures in his scrupulous, optimistic documentary Food Evolution is the new reality for American scientists: the challenge of reaching a public bombarded by conspiracy theories and fearmongering.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

A polished and provocative call for activists to be as scientifically minded as they believe they are.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

Persuasive rather than polemical, it's the unusual issue film that deals in counterintuitive reason rather than barely controlled hysteria.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

It's a compelling argument, in a film that may well change a few minds - or at least inspire some heartfelt post-screening arguing.

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Daniel M. Gold
New York Times

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.

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Frannie Ucciferri
Common Sense Media

Intriguing, complex, science-centric docu on GMOs.

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