Food Chains is a MUST-SEE Movie

Written by Max Goldberg on November 27, 2014. Follow Max on Twitter: @livingmaxwell.

When people talk about why they eat organic food, the most common answer is that they don’t want to ingest food that has been sprayed with toxic pesticides. The focus is generally on “me” or “we”.

An answer that does not come up nearly as much as it should is “I don’t want to expose farmers to these toxic pesticides.”

The truth is that most of us are completely in the dark about what takes place on farms, in terms of what kind of chemicals farmers are exposed to and also how farm workers are treated.

A brand new documentary called Food Chains sheds light on this very serious problem and what we see is not pretty. Read More »

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Look Who is Trying to Discredit This Very Important Food Movie

Written by Max Goldberg on May 25, 2014. Follow Max on Twitter: @livingmaxwell.

In case you haven’t heard, a documentary called Fed Up recently hit theaters and it is a MUST-SEE movie.

While some people may think that they already know the core issues that this film explores and don’t need to bother seeing it, that is a serious mistake.

The stories shared in Fed Up will greatly impact you and will get you more emotionally involved in this very important cause.   Read More »

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GMO OMG is an Important Movie That Every Person Needs to See

Written by Max Goldberg on September 26, 2013. Follow Max on Twitter: @livingmaxwell.

Recently, I saw the widely anticipated movie GMO OMG and walked away very, very impressed.

The film, about one family’s crusade to understand the disconcerting world of genetically-modified food, succeeds for two main reasons.

One, it does an excellent job of explaining the many aspects of GMOs (genetically-modified organisms) – what they are, the key arguments surrounding the GMO debate, uncovering how prevalent GMOs are in our society, detailing the serious health risks that they pose – in easy-to-understand terms. Read More »

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Movie: Symphony of the Soil – NYC Showing, Panel Discussion, and Free Ticket Giveaway

Written by Max Goldberg on July 9, 2013. Follow Max on Twitter: @livingmaxwell.

In a world where we are in a daily struggle against the proliferation of GMOs and toxic pesticides, one essential aspect of our ecological system gets widely ignored – the quality of our soil.

As I often say, the quality of our food is largely dependent upon the quality of the soil. Without healthy soil, our plants cannot provide us with the vital minerals and nutrients that we need. And that holds true for organic food as well. (A farm needs only to be free of chemicals for three years in order to be certified organic.) Read More »

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A PLACE AT THE TABLE Opens Nationwide on March 1st – Trailer

Written by Max Goldberg on February 28, 2013. Follow Max on Twitter: @livingmaxwell.

From the people who brought us Food, Inc. comes another important documentary called A PLACE AT THE TABLE, which opens tomorrow, March 1st, at theaters across the country.

In the U.S., approximately 50 million people (one in four children) do not know where their next meal is coming from, despite our having the means and resources to provide healthy, nutritious meals for everyone.

A PLACE AT THE TABLE examines this issue through the lens of three individuals who are struggling with food insecurity – Barbie, a single mother with two kids in Philadelphia; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school and; Tremonica, a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford. Read More »

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MUST-WATCH MOVIE – Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives

Written by Max Goldberg on October 11, 2012. Follow Max on Twitter: @livingmaxwell.


If you are a parent, are planning on having kids, or are just a person who cares about your health, Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives is an absolute MUST-WATCH movie.

Genetic Roulette provides an incredibly comprehensive look at what GMOs are, how they inexplicably got approved in the U.S., the huge health risks that they pose, and the havoc that they are wreaking around the world. Read More »

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StopMonsanto Film Project Aims to Get Young People Involved in the Organic Movement

Written by Max Goldberg on July 31, 2012. Follow Max on Twitter: @livingmaxwell.

I recently got word of a film executive produced by Academy Award nominee actress Mariel Hemingway, and it has a working title of the StopMonsanto Film Project.

Interestingly, this is a scripted movie, instead of a documentary, about five young activists who protest the actions of Monsanto by launching a #StopMonsanto campaign.

The story begins with the main character attending an anti-Monsanto rally in an effort to impress his ex-girlfriend. While at the rally, he learns about Monsanto and soon becomes very involved in protesting against the company. Along the way, he teams up with several like-minded young people and they work together to raise awareness about Monsanto. Read More »

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