12th DMZ Docs(2020)
I AM DOCU
The prospect of meat consumption doubling by 2050 is a wake-up call for solutions. The planet’s future may lie with “cell-based meat,” a food science that grows meat from animal cells, without the need to slaughter animals.
Liz Marshall is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker. Since the 1990s she has written, produced, directed, and filmed diverse international and socially conscious documentaries. Her work has been released theatrically, been broadcast globally, made available digitally, and has screened for hundreds of grassroots communities around the globe. Marshall’s visionary feature-length films explore social justice and environmental themes driven by strong characters. The impact of Liz’s critically acclaimed documentary The Ghosts In Our Machine (2013) is reflected in an extensive global evaluation report funded by the Doc Society. Marshall’s current feature documentary Meat The Future (2020), chronicles the birth of the “clean” “cultured” “cell-based” "cultivated" meat industry in America through the eyes of pioneer Dr. Uma Valeti.