Presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum

In-person: Q&A with filmmakers Robert Kenner, Melissa Robledo; Gerardo Reyes Chavez, Coalition of Immokalee Workers; producer Eric Schlosser; chef and restaurateur Alice Waters.

Admission is free. No advance reservations. Your seat will be assigned to you when you pick up your ticket at the box office. Seats are assigned on a first come, first served basis. The box office opens one hour before the event.

Food, Inc. 2

U.S., 2024

Documentarians Robert Kenner and Melissa Robledo return to the subject of Kenner’s 2009 exposé of the food industry, Food, Inc., for a globe-hopping post-pandemic look at the current state of the movement to build a “food system that reflects our values.” From Covid-driven disruptions of the food supply to new science that deepens our understanding of how ultra processed foods impact human health and the environment, the filmmakers, including narrator Eric Schlosser (author of Fast Food Nation), sound new alarms about the dangers of corporate, commodified agriculture. Against this, they contrast a growing network of farm workers, consumers, politicians and entrepreneurs making change at every level to make a compelling case for continued activism and hope.

DCP, color, 94 min. Directors: Robert Kenner, Melissa Robledo.

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