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Movies on the Midcoast

Yet again, this year’s festival tackles an admirable hodgepodge of subjects — online gaming junkies, Harry Potter fanatics, and even Cockney gangsters in London’s East End.
From simulated battlegrounds to Bristol Bay at the Camden International Film Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 24, 2008

Digging in

When The Real World goes green, you begin to wonder whether we’ve reached critical mass on this whole environmentalism/eco-chic/rolling-out-the-green-carpet schtick.
Scrutinizing the sustainable-farming message
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 28, 2008

Kernel-industrial complex

Aaron Woolf’s documentary King Corn, which opens the weekend of conversations about local farming and sustainable consumption, is a sound prototype for the new wave of populist eco-docs.
Examining a landscape where crops only feed food
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 23, 2008

King Corn

We spend less money on food than any generation before us, but King Corn asks, at what price?
On a diabetic throne
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  October 17, 2007