Bacon, the Film

Bacon, the Film

| 51 min
campus
Your rental expires on
You already own this film. Download it from your purchase library

Several years ago, large-scale hog producers and their political allies in Quebec decided to branch out into international markets. But bacon, like everything else, has its price. Bacon, the Film asks whether we have properly measured the social and environmental impacts of this proliferation of huge hog operations. The soil is already showing signs of sterility. Rivers are contaminated. Water, the very symbol of life, has itself become a hazard in some communities. The situation could be spinning out of control. Abandoned by the state, citizens groups are making their voices heard and taking back democracy. An unexpected grain of sand in a machine well oiled by neo-liberal dogma, they are fighting to keep society on a human scale.

Pedagogical evaluations and study guides are only available to CAMPUS subscribers.

CAMPUS

Features designed specifically for teachers! Learn more

Already subscribed? Sign in

Embed this code on your site

Video player width

by (( height )) Reset
Credits
  • participant
    Élise Gauthier
    Roméo Bouchard
    Maxime Laplante
    Bernard Paquette
    Luc Veilleux
    Clément Pouliot
    Michel Chartrand
    Guildor Michaud
    Germain Cameron
    Yvan Girard
    Jacques Landry
    Claude Daigle
    Marthe Daigle
    Pierre Gosselin
    José Bové
    Lorne Giroux
    Robert Lemieux
    Jean-Guy Paré
  • director
    Hugo Latulippe
  • researcher
    Hugo Latulippe
  • writer
    Hugo Latulippe
  • editor
    Annie Jean
  • cinematographer
    Hugo Latulippe
  • sound recordist
    Sylvain Bellemare
  • sound editor
    Sylvain Bellemare
    Olivier Calvert
  • music research
    Alain Auger
  • music
    René Lussier
  • narrator
    Hugo Latulippe
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • producer
    André Gladu