POV 2010: Food Inc.

Encore Broadcast of Critical Favorite ‘Food, Inc.’ Tonight on POV

The Oscar-nominated blockbuster Food, Inc. is back by popular demand! POV will present an encore broadcast of Robert Kenner’s groundbreaking documentary on many PBS stations tonight, Tuesday, August 9, 2011. Check your local listings. Featuring interviews with such experts as Eric Schlosser (“Fast Food Nation”), Michael Pollan (“The Omnivore’s Dilemma”) and forward-thinking social entrepreneurs such

Continue reading this entry »

Weekly Roundup: Food, Inc. Broadcast, Potlucks and More

This week, it’s almost all Food, Inc., all the time! — keep reading for more about how to watch the film online, potlucks, and a few tidbits from elsewhere in the documentary world. The Oscar-nominated Food, Inc. by Robert Kenner aired on POV this week! We’ve been thrilled with the responses to the film! Viewers

Continue reading this entry »

‘Food, Inc.’ Filmmaker Robert Kenner Appears on The Bonnie Hunt Show Today

Food, Inc. director Robby Kenner will be appearing on “The Bonnie Hunt Show” today to talk about the film, the DVD, the issues, the environment, POV’s potluck campaign and more. Also on the show will be actor/environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr., discussing what we all can do in our daily lives to be a bit more

Continue reading this entry »

POV’s Office Potluck for Food, Inc.

We’ve been encouraging viewers around the country to host a potluck for the PBS broadcast of Food, Inc. on April 21st, so we certainly couldn’t get away with not hosting our own office potluck for the film! Despite our busy calendars (the potluck got rescheduled a few times due to traveling schedules, Passover, everyone’s insistence

Continue reading this entry »

“Food, Inc.” Director Robert Kenner Interview on Planet Forward

Planet Forward is a collaboration between PBS and George Washington University that asks community members to submit videos offering their ideas for the best way to reduce our carbon footprint. The best videos on PlanetForward.org will be featured in an hour-long Planet Forward broadcast for PBS stations nationwide later this year. In addition to user-submitted

Continue reading this entry »

Weekly Roundup: Big Sky Festival, Robert Kenner in NYC and MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival began on February 12th in Missoula, Montana and continues through this weekend. The festival’s founding and artistic director is Doug Hawes-Davis, whose film Libby, Montana aired on POV in 2007. Among the award winners at the festival this year are two films that will be broadcast on POV: Lixin

Continue reading this entry »