Eva Longoria’s ‘Food Chains’ Documentary Getting U.S. Distribution

Food Chain Documentary

Screen Media has acquired North American rights to the farm worker documentary “Food Chains,” executive produced by Eva Longoria and narrated by Forest Whitaker.

“Food Chains,” which debuted at the Berlin Film Festival, includes interviews with Longoria, exec producer Eric Schlosser, Dolores Huerta, Barry Estabrook, Kerry Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

The film is set in southern Florida, where a group of farm workers battles the global supermarket industry and reveals the abuse of farm laborers in the United States.

Screen Media plans to qualify the film for an Academy Award for best documentary feature with a traditional platform release in theaters later this year.

“Food Chains” is directed by Sanjay Rawal and produced by Smriti Keshari, Rawal and Hamilton Fish. Besides Longoria and Schlosser, exec producers are Lekha Singh, David Damian Figueroa, Bob Leary, Alfonso Montiel, Roberto Gonzalez Barrera and Alisa Swidler.

Visit Films licensed the film to Screen Media.

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  1. You’ve got my vote…and my support! I back farmers and locally grown foods, across the world! It is imperative to our health, for the protection and preservation of our environments, to grow and/or purchase and consume bio-dynamic, organic foods/drinks.To also raise awareness of the safety and moral treatment of human beings and of animals. Imagine how much better a place this world would be, if we all did “right” by every living organism and person. Imagine!!! Then bring it to reality, its your “choice” …choose wisely, reputably, and worthy…please and thank you very much.~Valerie Gentzel (Vanderbilt)

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