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Food Evolution

Wednesday Nov 1, 2017 7:30 PM This is a past program

Copresented by the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

In the GMO (genetically modified organisms) debate, both pro and anti camps claim science is on their side. Who’s right? Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, this "scrupulous, optimistic" (Forbes) documentary by Academy Award–nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy goes to Hawaiian papaya groves, Ugandan banana farms, and Iowan cornfields to investigate the heated and polarizing debate about our food and where it comes from. (2017, dir. Scott Hamilton Kennedy, 92 min.)

A Q&A with director Scott Hamilton Kennedy and producer Trace Sheehan follows the screening.

"FOOD EVOLUTION" WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON AND BILL NYE
Post-screening Q&A with director Scott Hamilton Kennedy and producer Trace Sheehan: "Food Evolution"

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