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King Corn: King Corn

See the film

Wednesday May 20

1:30 - 3:00 pm  Black Box Theater

4:30 - 6:00 pm    MDL 0228 

 

King Corn is a documentary about two friends who move from the east coast to the heartland to learn where their food comes from. With the help of friendly neighbors, genetically modified seeds, and powerful herbicides, they plant and grow a bumper crop of corn on one acre of Iowa soil. But when they try to follow their pile of corn into the food system, what they find raises troubling questions about how we eat—and how we farm. [Adapted from website]  For more, visit: King Corn and watch the trailer.

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Films discussing various food-related issues are in the library and online.  Click on the title to locate the film.

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