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‘Fed Up’ Documentary Team Launches Ambitious Kickstarter to Make Film Available to Every Teacher in America

'Fed Up' Documentary Team Launches Ambitious Kickstarter to Make Film Available to Every Teacher in America

READ MORE: Review: Katie Couric-Produced Obesity Doc ‘Fed Up’ Hits the Mark

RADiUS-TWC has partnered up with the team behind the successful 2014 documentary “Fed Up” to launch a Kickstarter campaign to make the film available to every teacher in America. The goal is not only to equip every teacher who signs up on the “Fed Up” website with a free copy of the film in both English and Spanish, but also to provide them with a “Fed Up” Food Education kit that includes an exhibition license to allow for unlimited school screenings, a 60-minute classroom version of the film and a comprehensive study guide. 

Narrated by Katie Couric, “Fed Up” unearths the secrets behind the food industry in an effort to get people to start eating healthier. The film was executive produced by Couric and Laurie David (“An Inconvenient Truth”) and directed by award-winning filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig. The doc premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and went on to have a healthy run on various digital and On Demand platforms. 

“Eighteen months ago, RADiUS former co-president Tom Quinn had a brilliant idea for how we could innovate in educational distribution by working with Kickstarter to make ‘Fed Up’ directly available to every teacher in America,” said the film’s Social Action Campaign Director Dan O’Meara. “Since then, we have built a dedicated network of individuals who are passionate about the cause. We hope this community of 500,000+ will join us on our mission to put ‘Fed Up’ in every American classroom.”
“Our intention from the beginning was to get ‘Fed Up’ in the hands of educators across the country because we knew that if every teacher, student and parent had the opportunity to learn the truth about the food they eat, then together, we might start to turn the tide on this public health epidemic,” added Couric.

Visit the “Fed Up” Kickstarter campaign for more information and the opportunity to donate. 

READ MORE: Is ‘Fed Up’ the Most Successful Documentary of the Year?

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