Arts Express: Farmageddon The Forbidden Fruit And Incinerated Sheep


Farmageddon: Filmmaker and slow food fightback activist Kristin Canty talks the ongoing US domestic war against small farmers – specifically organic farmers – in collusion with the FDA, FBI and food corporations.

This troubling documentary chronicles armed home invasions, confiscation of dairy products, and the seizure and subsequent slaughter and disposal of their farm animals. Or as Canty relates: ‘Armed police point guns at watermelons, and USDA officials incinerate healthy sheep.’


Dark Days: A Conversation With Director Marc Singer. Descending into the dank and dangerous train tunnels beneath the streets of New York City, Marc Singer became literally and figuratively an underground filmmaker. As he lived with and recorded the many homeless dwellers there, for his gritty documentary in re-release, Dark Days. While focusing the camera’s eye on many moments of great resourcefulness, camaraderie, and yes, suicide.

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Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.