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GMO OMG (2013)

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Who controls the future of your food? GMO OMG explores the systematic corporate takeover and potential loss of humanity's most precious and ancient inheritance: seeds. Director Jeremy Seifert investigates how loss of seed diversity and corresponding laboratory assisted genetic alteration of food affects his young children, the health of our planet, and freedom of choice everywhere. GMO OMG follows one family's struggle to live and eat without participating in an unhealthy, unjust, and destructive food system. In GMO OMG, the encroaching darkness of unknown health and environmental risks, chemical toxins, and food monopoly meets with the light of a growing global movement to take back what we have lost. Has the global food system been irrevocably hijacked? Is there still time to reclaim its purity, protect biodiversity and save ourselves? (c) Submarine

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Seifert approaches the subject from the perspective of a concerned father of three youngsters and he comes across as earnest and well-intentioned.

Full Review… | November 21, 2013
Toronto Star
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While the movie rarely feels like the definitive, well-honed dissection this critical subject demands, [Seifert's] lighter approach keeps a somewhat arcane topic more easily digestible, dare say entertaining.

Full Review… | September 19, 2013
Los Angeles Times
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This is a David-vs.-Goliath movie, but David's aim is so spotty that Goliath has nothing to fear.

Full Review… | September 13, 2013
RogerEbert.com
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[Provides] a gentle, flyover alert to obliviously chowing-down citizens ... without hectoring and with no small amount of charm.

September 12, 2013
New York Times
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Why anyone would think that home movies of the director and his kids belong in a social-issues doc is a truly WTF question.

Full Review… | September 11, 2013
Time Out
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A documentary that is by turns exasperating, illuminating, and intentionally infuriating.

Full Review… | September 10, 2013
Village Voice
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Audience Reviews for GMO OMG

A great first step for anyone looking to gain an freshman intro into the whole GMO, FDA, USDA, Food safety, Corporate influence on Government world.

phillip okello
phillip okello

Valiant effort unwisely and poorly handled. Starting naively as a home movie, and extending it into a documentary home movie, the concept is good, but the execution only adds aggravation to the quandary presented with known, obvious answers, and little in the way of practical, useful answers. This did help the cause a bit, but no real answers, just opinions so far. 2 out of 5 plastic corn stalks

Thomas Porter
Thomas Porter

This is everything a documentary should be. It is disturbing to see how much an industry can affect the opinions of movie critics. See the film.

Robert Adams
Robert Adams

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