Truth About Meat
Truth About Meat

The Truth About Meat

Livestock have a massive impact on the environment. Nearly a third of the planet's ice-free land surface is devoted to raising the animals we either eat or milk. Thirty percent of the crops we grow are fed to animals. The latest UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO) report estimates suggest that livestock are responsible for 14.5 percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions — the same amount produced by all the world's cars, planes, trains, and boats put together. It is also predicted that meat production is going to double in the next 40 years. Can the planet cope with our ever increasing appetite for meat, and what meat should we be eating if we want to minimize our impact on the world?

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Underexposed: A Woman's Skateboarding Documentary

Professional skateboarder Amelia Brodka examines the skateboarding industry's approach to how it markets, promotes and supports women in its sport.

  • 2018-03-19T20:00:00-07:00
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Grizzly Man

Pieced together from Timothy Treadwell's actual video footage, Werner Herzog's remarkable documentary examines the calling that drove Treadwell to live among a tribe of wild grizzly bears on an Alaskan reserve. A devoted conservationist with a passion for adventure, Timothy believed he had bridged the gap between human and beast. When one of the bears he loved and protected tragically turns on him, the footage he shot serves as a window into our understanding of nature and its grim realities.

Food Fight

A fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement (led by Alice Waters) rebelled against big agribusiness to launch the local organic food movement. Narrated by Justin Kirk.