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'Food Evolution' is a refreshingly upbeat take on a despised business sector.
--Sam Weisberg, Village Voice
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Food Evolution

"The good thing about science is that it's true, whether or not you believe in it." -Neil deGrasse Tyson

Amidst a brutally polarizing debate marked by passion, suspicion and confusion, FOOD EVOLUTION, from Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy (
The Garden, Fame High, OT: Our Town), explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, the film, narrated by esteemed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, wrestles with the emotions and the science driving one of the most heated arguments of our time.

In the GMO debate, both pro- and anti- camps claim science is on their side. Who’s right?

"A polished and provocative call for activists to be as scientifcally minded as they believe they are." - John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter

Played at

Monica Film Center, 6.30.17 - 7.06.17
Rated NR
Runtime: 92 min
Language: English
Cast: Neil deGrasse Tyson (narrator)
FEATURED REVIEW: John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter
A necessary contribution to ongoing debates over food and farm policy worldwide, Scott Hamilton Kennedy's 'Food Evolution' — which defends the place of GMOs in agriculture — sounds on paper like it might be one of those hack-job rebuttals in which moneyed right-wing inter...