Feasts for Eyes, Foods for Thought

Documentaries that look at food: its history, its production, its effects, and the politics surrounding it all.

Related lists:
Screen Cuisine: Gastronomy Docs
Drink Pieces: Documentaries About Booze
The Green Screen: Eco Documentaries

  • Food, Inc.
  • Super Size Me
  • Sushi: The Global Catch
  • Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story
  • Food Evolution
  • The Inflight Food Trip
  • The Man Who Tried to Feed the World
  • Diet Fiction
  • Eat Up
  • The Invisible Vegan
  • Meat the Future
  • The Need to Grow
  • Before the Plate
  • Fat Head Kids
  • Food Fighter
  • The Game Changers
  • Meat
  • Soyalism
  • Ulam: Main Dish
  • Barbecue
  • Coffee for All
  • Eating Animals
  • The End of Meat
  • Fermented
  • From the Ground Up
  • The Gateway Bug
  • Modified
  • Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!
  • Wasted! The Story of Food Waste
  • What the Health
  • All About Asado
  • At the Fork
  • Bauer Unser
  • Cooked
  • Food Choices
  • Hummus! the Movie
  • The Kids Menu
  • The Meat Lobby: Big Business Against Health?
  • Miso Hungry
  • Seed: The Untold Story
  • Sustainable
  • Fear No Fruit
  • In Defense of Food
  • Jamie's Sugar Rush
  • Of the Land
  • Off the Menu: Asian America
  • PlantPure Nation
  • Sugar Coated
  • 10 Billion: What's On Your Plate
  • The Truth About Sugar
  • Vleesverlangen
  • Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat
  • Edible City
  • Fed Up
  • A Film About Coffee
  • The Search for General Tso
  • Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2
  • The Mother Grain
  • Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds
  • Overfed & Undernourished
  • That Sugar Film
  • American Meat
  • Cereal Killers
  • GMO OMG
  • The Moo Man
  • Unsupersize Me
  • The Apple Pushers
  • Bottled Life: Nestle's Business with Water
  • Canned Dreams
  • Eating Alabama
  • The Fruit Hunters
  • Hooked On Food
  • Hungry for Change
  • In Organic We Trust
  • Make Hummus Not War
  • Milk?
  • The Perfect Human Diet
  • A Place at the Table
  • The Raw and the Cooked
  • Semisweet: Life in Chocolate
  • Soul Food Junkies
  • Bitter Seeds
  • Enjoy Your Meal!
  • Farmageddon
  • Forks Over Knives
  • Got the Facts on Milk?
  • LoveMEATender
  • The New York Pizza Confessions
  • Raising Resistance
  • Taste the Waste
  • Vegucated
  • Chow Down
  • Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead
  • Food Stamped
  • Think Global, Act Rural
  • Planeat
  • Bananas!*
  • Fat Head
  • Fresh
  • Ingredients