King Corn: A Look at Our Most Controversial Crop!

King Corn Corn Fed

This independent film may not have had as much exposure as some of the other popular “Food Films”. However this is one that you won’t want to miss, especially if you are concerned about high-fructose corn syrup and its affect on American’s ever-expanding waistlines.

King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation.

King Corn Grain Elevator

In King Corn, Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from college on the east coast, move to the heartland to learn where their food comes from. With the help of friendly neighbors, genetically modified seeds, and powerful herbicides, they plant and grow a bumper crop of America’s most-productive, most-subsidized grain on one acre of Iowa soil. But when they try to follow their pile of corn into the food system, what they find raises troubling questions about how we eat—and how we farm.

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