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At the Fork

A film about husbandry and wife

Filmmaker and omnivore John Papola, together with his vegetarian wife Lisa, offer up a timely and refreshingly unbiased look at how farm animals are raised for our consumption. With unprecedented access to large-scale conventional farms, Papola asks the tough questions behind every hamburger, glass of milk and baby-back rib. What he discovers are not heartless industrialists, but America's farmers - real people who, along with him, are grappling with the moral dimensions of farming animals for food.

"At The Fork" shows conditions in American factory farming, which are similar to those in other countries. In addition,"At the Fork" brings species-appropriate animal husbandry and vegan nutrition into play as solutions.

Director(s): John Papola
Script: Lisa Versaci
Production: Lisa Versaci, Cristina Colissimo, Emergent Order, Jordana Glick-Franzheim
Music: Graham Reynolds
Actors: Temple Grandin, Kim Sturla, Jayson Lusk, James McWilliams, Jude Becker, Terry Branstad, Will Harris, Kevin Fulton, Craig Watts, John Mackey, Adele Douglass, Leah Garces, Richard Udale, Mike McCloskey, Francis Thicke, Wayne Pacelle, Don Gilardi, John Brunnquell, Mark Bittman, Mark Klever
 
Year: 2016
Duration: 94 min
Our age recommendation: 16
Language (audio): English
Country of origin: United States
Shooting Locations: United States
 

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Main topic(s): Consumption + Alternatives Global Food
Secondary topics: food security meat veganism
Mentions: farming united states meat beef chicken dairy pork egg hen gestation crate organic farms vegan vegetarian whole foods animal place sanctuary animal rights

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