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There is more interest in food now than ever before, yet, no one is talking about the people who pick our food, the hundreds of thousands of hard working individuals to whom we are all connected through our purchases at supermarkets, farmers' markets and restaurants.
FOOD CHAINS explores the state of labor within the agriculture sector in the US and the immoral practices that affect the lives of countless thousands of farm workers.
Starring: Eva Longoria (Executive Producer), Eric Schlosser, Dolores Huerta, Bobby Kennedy Jr., Hilda Solis, Lucas Benitez, Gerardo Reyes-Chavez, Barry Estabrook, Tom Saenz (President and General Counsel of MALDEF) and others.
Expected completion date: Winter 2014
Director: Sanjay Rawal
Executive Producer: Eva Longoria, Lekha Singh, Bob Leary
co-EP: Alisa Swidler, Alfonso Montiel
Producers: Smriti Keshari, Hamilton Fish and Sanjay Rawal
DP: Forest Woodward
Editor: Emily Clifton, Erin Barnett + Alison Ellwood
Graphics: Drew Jordan
** notes: slide on slavery across the continental US based on an estimate from Free the Slaves