About This EpisodeTitle: MODIFIEDAirdate: 2021-02-24Series: Films On PurposeTopics: Films for discussionHosts: Andrea GarbariniDescription: Modified: Filmmaker Aube Giroux and her mother embark on a very personal and poignant investigative journey to find out why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in the United States and Canada, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world. Interweaving the personal and the political, the film is anchored in the filmmakers relationship to her mom, a gardener and food activist who battled cancer during the film's production. Their intimate mother-daughter quest for answers, fuelled by a shared love of food, reveals the extent to which the agribusiness industry controls our food policies, making a strong case for a more transparent and sustainable food system. A visual celebration of family legacy and the love of food, cooking, and gardening.
About the SeriesTitle: Films On PurposeCategory: Pleasantville Public AccessProduced By: N/ADescription: Films on Purpose is a organization in the Village of Pleasantville that seeks to educate the community through films followed by panel discussions.