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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (114 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Frederick Wiseman (Zipporah), 1976.

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In Process Record.
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Originally produced by Frederick Wiseman (Zipporah) in 1976.
Summary, etc.:
MEAT traces the process through which cattle and sheep become consumer goods. It depicts the processing and transportation of meat products by a highly automated packing plant, illustrating important points and problems in the area of production, transportation, logistics, equipment design, time-motion study, and labor management.. "MEAT́s commonplace inferno is the most extraordinary visual material in any of Wisemańs 10 films on American institutions." ́ David Denby, The Boston Phoenix. "Wisemańs most visually lacerating documentarýŒ" - James Wolcott, The Village Voice
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Agriculture.
Food industry and trade--Technological innovations.
Genre: Health & Wellness
Documentary films.

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