Free screening with Panel Discussion, May 5 at 7:00pm
The Members RSVP List has now closed. All Members who reserved seats can pick up their tickets at the St. Anthony Main Theatre Box Office. All remaining seats will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. Fed Up is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of An Inconvenient Truth) and director Stephanie Soechtig, Fed Up will change the way you eat forever.
- Moderator: Ricardo Salvador - Director, Union of Concerned Scientists Food and Environment Program
- Cam Gordon - Minneapolis City Councilman, Ward 2
- Robert H. Lustig - Professor of Pediatrics, University of California–San Francisco; Author, "Fat Chance"
- Zoe Finch Totten - Founder and CEO, The Full Yield, Inc.
Stephanie Soechtig is the director and producer of the award-winning documentary Tapped. Her directorial debut was hailed by critics as “stunning” and “whip-smart” and went on to sweep film festivals across the country while picking up six awards for Best Documentary Feature. Stephanie began her career in television, producing documentaries for 20/20, Primetime Live, The O’Reilly Factor, and VH1. She joined forces with Michael and Michelle Walrath in 2008 to start Atlas Films. Follow Stephanie on Twitter: @StephSoechtig
Narrator/Executive Producer Biography
Katie Couric is an award winning journalist and TV personality, well-known cancer advocate, documentary film producer and New York Times bestselling author of The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons From Extraordinary Lives. In November 2013, Couric joined Yahoo as Global Anchor, where she will help develop Yahoo News’ coverage, report on live events, and anchor groundbreaking interviews with major newsmakers.
Couric is an executive producer and narrator of Fed Up, a documentary about the alarming spread of childhood obesity, which will be released in spring 2014. Couric is also the host of Katie, a daily syndicated daytime talk show that premiered in September 2012 and has also served as a special correspondent for ABC News. In September 2006, Couric joined CBS News and became the first female solo anchor of an evening news broadcast after a 15-year run as co-anchor of NBC’s Today Show. Couric is a co-founder of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), co-founder of the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (NCCRA) with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) and Lilly Tartikoff, and co-founder of the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health. Born in Arlington, VA, Couric graduated with honors from the University of Virginia. She lives in New York with her two daughters. Follow Katie on Twitter: @KatieCouric