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King corn : Big river, a King corn companion / Mosaic Films production, a film by Aaron Woolf, Curt Ellis, Ian Cheney ; a co-production of Mosaic Films Incorporated and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; co-produced by Ian Cheney, Curt Ellis ; produced and directed by Aaron Woolf.

Cheney, Ian. (Producer). Ellis, Curt. (Producer). Woolf, Aaron. (Producer, Director). Mosaic Films (Added Author). Independent Television Service. (Added Author). Docurama (Firm) (Added Author). New Video Group. (Added Author).

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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD 633.1 KIN (Text) 33187004009052 Dvd Non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1422901440
  • ISBN: 9781422901441
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 90 min., 30 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Docurama Films : [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"2-disc special edition includes Big river a King corn companion film"--Container.
King Corn originally released as a documentary in 2006.
King Corn special features: Deleted scenes: Chicago: hauling the harvest to the Board of trade -- Washington DC : talking corn on Capitol Hill -- Boston : a new Boston tea party ; Featurettes : The king corn in the corn belt tour -- The lost basement lectures ; WoWz music video; photo gallery; filmmaker biographies.--From publisher description.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Jeffrey K. Miller; camera, Sam Cullman, Aaron Woolf, Ian Cheney; original music, The WoWz, Bo Ramsey, Spencer Chakedis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Curt Ellis, Ian Cheney.
Summary, etc.:
King Corn: Fueled by curiosity and a dash of naiveté, college buddies Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis return to their ancestral home of Greene, Iowa, to find out how the modest corn kernel conquered America. With the help of real farmers, powerful fertilizer, government aid, and genetically modified seeds, the friends manage to grow one acre of corn. Along the way, they unlock the hidden truths about America's modern food system.--From publisher description.
Big River: In this 30-minute documentary sequel, Ian and Curt return to Iowa with a new mission: to investigate the environmental impact their acre of corn has made on the people and places downstream. Making a journey that spans from the heartland to the Gulf of Mexico, the friends trade their combine for a canoe and uncover cancer clusters, a poisoned Gulf, and our food's connection to climate change.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or Dolby 2.0, NTSC, widescreen.
Subject: Corn > Iowa.
Corn as food.
Corn > Fertilizers.
Genetically modified foods.
Corn industry > United States.
Corn products industry > United States.
Corn > Processing > United States.
Agriculture > Economic aspects > United States.
Farms > Iowa > Butler County.
Agriculture > Iowa.
Herbicides > Environmental aspects > United States.
Agricultural pollution > United States.
Corn > Fertilizers > Environmental aspects.
Fertilizers > Environmental aspects.
Mexico, Gulf of > Effect of water pollution on.
Water > Pollution > Iowa.
Pesticides > Environmental aspects > United States.
Groundwater > Effect of chemicals on.
Groundwater > Pollution > United States.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.

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