- POV Wins Four News & Documentary Emmy Awards, Including Best Documentary for 'Food, Inc.'
After receiving a record 12 nominations in the 32nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, the POV films Presumed Guilty, Good Fortune and Food, Inc. won a total of four Emmys.
- 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 […]
- Reminder: Live Chat with 'Food, Inc.' Filmmaker Today
Got a question or comment for Food, Inc. director and producer, Robert Kenner? Visit the POV website this afternoon at 2 pm ET for a live chat with Kenner. In the meantime, watch our exclusive video interview with Kenner, recorded shortly after Food, Inc. was nominated for the 2010 Academy Award.
- 'Food, Inc.' Sparks Its Own 'Food Revolution' on PBS
Judging from the reviews and reactions on the POV Food, Inc. pages, Wednesday night’s PBS broadcast made quite an impact on American viewers. Kicking off PBS’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Food, Inc. seemed to strike a chord with viewers who were already aware of some of the issues raised in Food, […]
- 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 […]
- '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 […]
- 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 […]
- “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 […]
- POV & PBS Celebrate Oscar Nominations for “Food, Inc.” and “The Most Dangerous Man in America”
Watch this Sunday’s Oscar ceremonies for mentions of two POV films nominated in the Best Documentary Feature category — Food, Inc. and The Most Dangerous Man in America. Food, Inc. airs on PBS next month.
- 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 […]
- Food, Inc., Martha Stewart and Food Porn
Food, Inc. director Robert Kenner dropped by the POV offices yesterday to check in on plans for the April 21st broadcast. We had no idea that the evening before he had been hanging out with Martha Stewart at NYC’s trendy Monkey Bar. Yesterday morning’s Wall Street Journal has a fun recap that provides all the […]
- Weekly Roundup: Mourning Karen Schmeer, Oscar Nominations, Sundance Wrap-up and More
This week, the documentary world mourns the passing of a beloved editor, we look forward to the Oscars and look back at Sundance, and we take a peek at Patti Smith’s new memoir. Documentary editor Karen Schmeer was killed in a hit-and-run accident in New York City last week. Filmmaker Errol Morris, who worked with […]
- Oscar Noms for POV Films “Food, Inc.” and “The Most Dangerous Man in America”
Nominations for the 2010 Academy Awards were announced this morning in Los Angeles, and we were thrilled to hear that two upcoming POV films, Food, Inc. and The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, were nominated for Best Documentary Feature. About Food, Inc.: How much do we know about the […]
- Oscar Watch: Filmmaker Robert Kenner Talks 'Food, Inc.'
Over on the Thompson on Hollywood blog today, there is a three-part video interview with filmmaker Robert Kenner about his goals for Food, Inc., the difficulties he encountered in making the film, and his hope that the film will “make all of us think about it because that’s what’s going to change the system.” Check […]
- Michael Pollan's (and Michelle Obama's) Food Rules
In anticipation of the upcoming POV broadcast of Robert Kenner’s Food, Inc. on April 21, 2010, we’ll be following food policy and other related news in the coming weeks and months as we work on features for the POV website for Food, Inc.. As we noted in a post last week announcing our upcoming PBS […]
- Weekly Roundup
This week, we catch up with Rocky from Bronx Princess, get ready for the Cinema Eye Awards, read through lots of year-end and decade-end lists of best docs and more. CNN’s “Inside Africa” aired a segment on Bronx Princess (POV 2009) and talked to protagonist Rocky Otoo and her mother, Auntie Yaa. The film follows […]
- “Food, Inc.” Broadcast Scheduled for April 21, 2010
We’re excited to announce that the POV/PBS broadcast of the Academy Award shortlisted film, Food, Inc., has been set for Wednesday, April 21 at 9 PM on most PBS stations. You can check listings on your local PBS station closer to the date, but if you don’t want to miss this broadcast be sure to […]
- POV and Food, Inc. Kick off Awards Season With Wins!
Christmas trees are up, temperatures have dipped, and as we flip the calendar to December, it’s clear that movie awards season has begun. Yesterday, the International Documentary Association announced winners in several categories for the 2009 IDA Documentary Awards. We’re thrilled to learn that POV won the Continuing Series Award! The ceremony for the IDA […]