Press – Food Evolution

Review: In ‘Food Evolution,’ Scientists Strike Back

"With a soft tone, respectful to opponents but insistent on the data, “Food Evolution” posits an inconvenient truth for organic boosters to swallow: In a world desperate for safe, sustainable food, G.M.O.s may well be a force for good."

Documentary 'Food Evolution' turns to reason to discuss GMO controversy

"Calm, careful, potentially revolutionary, "Food Evolution" is an iconoclastic documentary on a hot-button topic. Persuasive rather than polemical, it's the unusual issue film that deals in counterintuitive reason rather than barely controlled hysteria. This documentary may not change your mind, but it will make you consider what caused you to decide in the first place."

Food Evolution Movie Challenges Public Fear Of GMOs

"The film draws strongly on viewers' emotions but it doesn't skimp on science. Marrying incisive explanations of the scientific nitty-gritty of agriculture and plant breeding with compelling discussion of why people seem wired to trust gut feelings over facts, Food Evolution adds crucial psychological, social, and moral context, without which discourse on the subject often devolves to fruitless blows.”

Movie Review: Food Evolution

"What Scott Hamilton Kennedy captures in his scrupulous, optimistic documentary Food Evolution is the new reality for American scientists: the challenge of reaching a public bombarded by conspiracy theories and fearmongering.”

MOVIE REVIEW: “Food Evolution”

"Food Evolution conveys the scientific message with imagery, humanity and compassion that scientists never could alone...Watch for yourself and determine who is lying to you. Is it the politicians, celebrities and scare mongers, or the public and corporate scientists that dedicated their lives to developing technology to solve problems? This film answers that question in remarkable clarity.”

The Battle Over Genetically Modified Food Makes It To Film

"The rising tension between ­anti-GMO crusaders and researchers striving to improve crops is the focus of “Food Evolution,” a documentary narrated by science superhero Neil deGrasse Tyson.”

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Food Evolution is a refreshingly upbeat take on a despised business sector.

'Food Evolution': Film Review

"As Food Evolution rightly insists, though, you shouldn't claim to hold the scientific high ground if you aren't willing to accept the rigor and open-mindedness required by the scientific method.”

Science, money, and fake news around GMOs

"​'FOOD EVOLUTION aims to take a look at the science underlying the heated rhetoric of the GMO debate, (and) realizes that the GMO debate isn’t just about the science. It’s about financial interests, fear, and fake news.' ”

Food Evolution Tackles the Great GMO Debate

Renowned scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who narrates Food Evolution, said after the screening, “Science is true, whether or not you believe in it.” He went on to say, “If people knew how to understand and process data, and think about it, we wouldn’t even need this film.”