RSS file with home page updates in XML RSS Info divider Bookmark and Share divider email Join our email list! divider cartCart  
Icarus Film
Distributing innovative and
provocative documentary films
from independent producers
around the world
32 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201divider(718) 488 8900
Subject Index
Films & DVDs about Food & Nutrition  Text Size Increase Font Size Decrease Font Size
Select a letter or scroll down to view title. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z  
Back to Main Index   

    D

  • The Dreamers of Arnhem Land - The two Aboriginal elders who set out to save their community from cultural extinction by combining traditional knowledge and contemporary scientific expertise.

  • E

  • Elsewhere - An epic journey through voices and sounds from elsewhere. Landscapes, outlooks on the world, outlooks on life: Desert, snow, valley, jungle, ice, rainforest. An homage to humanity at the beginning of the 21st Century.

  • F

    Fat Chance Still
  • Fat Chance - Yuka, almost 200 pounds and fast approaching fifty, decides the time has come to lose weight in hopes of becoming healthier and happier.

  • Food Design - A look inside the secret chambers where designers and scientists are defining your favorite mouthful of tomorrow.

  • For the Best and for the Onion! - A verite documentary that captures the rhythms of agricultural life in Niger, and how the vagaries of market price and harvest can affect the most intimate personal decisions.

  • H

  • Hamburger: Jungleburger - Examines the impact of the fast food industry on Third World countries.

  • Hamburger: Macprofit - A provocative expose of the machinations that drive the fast food industry.

  • Hunger for Sale - What do tech and agri-business innovations mean for the fight against malnutrition? (new July, 2014)

  • L

  • Let Them Eat Cake - Against the backdrop of the "Texas Cupcake Controversy," this humorous documentary takes a close look at the processed food industry and at the ways that junk food and beverages are marketed to children.

  • M

  • Madrid - Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzman's new film, an intimate and sentimental visit to the Spanish capital.

  • Milk in the Land - How did milk become so popular, and iconic? An entertaining and innovative history and deconstruction of milk and American culture!

  • Mondovino: The Series - This multi-generation, globe-trotting saga covers not only the entire gamut of wine making, but wine's place in a treacherously globalized and hyper-marketed world. (new January, 2015)

  • O

  • Our Daily Bread - A spectacular visual essay composed of epic tableaus, a haunting vision of our modern food industry, and the methods and technology utilized for mass production.

  • Our Daily Poison - Reveals how everyday chemicals—pesticides, Aspartame and plastics—may be slowly poisoning us.

  • P

  • The Price of Aid - An investigation of America's food aid programs for famine-stricken nations, a multi-million dollar business, which asks both U.S. and African government officials whether such aid creates more problems than it solves.

    R

  • Red Persimmons - A visually elegant paean to the cultivation and harvesting of the sweet red fruit, and the disappearance of a traditional way of life in rural Japan.

  • Rice and Peas - The experiences of a Trinidadian restaurant owner in Brooklyn.

  • S

  • Seed Battles - Deep inside a mountain, the Global Seed Vault preserves the seeds of the world. But to whom do they belong? (new October, 2014)

  • Seeds of Hunger - A global investigation into the evolving nature of food production, and the crisis it may portend.

  • T

  • Tierralismo - An in-depth portrait of a Cuban agricultural collective that has drawn international acclaim for its sustainable practices.

  • W

  • What's for Dinner? - Meat consumption in China is skyrocketing; what does it mean for sustainability, public health, food security, climate change, and animal welfare?

Home | New | Titles | Subjects | PDFs | Ordering | Resources | Latest News | Site Map   
About | Closed Captioned | Best Sellers | Study Guides | Filmmakers | RSS | Screenings   
address
  Follow Us! On...
Facebook Follow Icarus Films on Twitter YouTube
Copyright (c) 2016, Icarus Films
Last Updated April 5, 2016
Privacy Policy