Presented by the Academy in association with the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives

"Food, Inc." (Washington, D.C.)

Food, Inc.

The Academy, in partnership with the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives, presented the Oscar-nominated documentary "Food, Inc." (2009).


Featured a discussion with Ann Harvey Yonkers, co-director of FRESHFARM Markets and Brooks Miller, co-owner of North Mountain Pastures farm (pasture-raised and grassfed meats).


Moderated by Alice Kamps, curator of the "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?" exhibit.

From cruel and unsanitary conditions in cattle and chicken farming to the presence of corn syrup and sodium in many foods, this indictment of the American food industry examines the ways in which large corporations dominate the marketplace and affect the quality of what we consume.

Directed by Robert Kenner.
Produced by Kenner, Elise Pearlstein.
Running time: 93 mins.

Academy Award nominee: Documentary Feature

Event Information

November 30, 2011
William G. McGowan Theater