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BioTech Follies
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Linn Cohen Cole, James Corbett, Dr. Neil Karmen, Andrew Kimbrell, Jeremy Rifkin, Marie Monique Robin, Arran Stephens and David Suzuki
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Aug. 3, 2013, 12:57 p.m.
A collage about biotechnology sprinkled with satire so as to not be so unsavory for the psyche, pun intended. A most serious of subjects right up there with nuclear energy, chemical pollution and fossil fuel use
and as with the others its roots lie with profit making at the expense of all else or so it would seem.
Of course there could be other more nefarious reasons for such blatant disregard for all of life.
Better to stop it entirely rather than just label. Can you believe everything you read?
see program notes
The collage opens with a town meeting adapted from the 2004 musical Reefer Madness and as the film projector starts we switch to the recent animated GMO AGOGO. From there pieces from various documentaries are utilized and near the end the satirical, well sorta, Shit GMO Companies Say leads to the closing song Just Say No to GMO by TheHealthRanger.

Commentary by:
Linn Cohen Cole, James Corbett, Dr. Neil Karmen, Andrew Kimbrell, Jeremy Rifkin, Marie Monique Robin, Arran Stephens, David Suzuki and more

Music (complete or excerpts):
I'm Diced Up Sliced Up Especially Enhanced by Panika
EAT by Murph & Gawkman
Leave Our Food Alone by Rob Herring
Unknown Waters by RICHARD BONE
Just Say No to GMO by Mike Adams as TheHealthRanger

URLs of note:
http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGqQV6ObFCQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mit-oZ4QPjI
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGoe0v3zyAp1RmTQSWN7Kr4zd6oierZOq
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-world-according-to-monsanto/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TRxDWk8fvo&feature=player_embedded
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0404364/

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