Videos

Netflix Documentary Series: Cooked

Explored through the lenses of the four natural elements – fire, water, air and earth – Cooked is an enlightening and compelling look at the evolution of what food means to us through the history of food preparation and its universal ability to connect us. Highlighting our primal human need to cook, the series urges a return to the kitchen to reclaim our lost traditions and to forge a deeper, more meaningful connection to the ingredients and cooking techniques that we use to nourish ourselves.

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In Defense of Food on PBS

The PBS documentary In Defense of Food takes viewers on a fascinating journey to answer the question: What should I eat to be healthy? Cutting through confusion and busting myths and misconceptions, the film shows how common sense and old-fashioned wisdom can help us rediscover the pleasures of eating and avoid the chronic diseases so often associated with the modern diet.

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Mindful eating with Oprah

Oprah speaks with bestselling author Michael Pollan about our evolving relationship with food, what it means to eat with a fuller consciousness and how having a heightened awareness of the food that goes into our bodies can improve our physical and spiritual well-being. Watch the video here.

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Magic Mushrooms and the Healing Trip

In a companion video to Michael’s New Yorker article about the resurgence of psychedelic therapy, Eddie Marritz, a cinematographer and photographer in remission from small-cell carcinoma, speaks of his experience with one of New York University’s psilocybin research studies. Watch it here.

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Michael Pollan on The Colbert Report

Michael Pollan talks with Stephen Colbert about cooking.

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Michael Pollan on Stop-Animation Video

“Food Rules” by Michael Pollan – RSA/Nominet Trust competition from Marija Jacimovic on Vimeo.

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Michael Pollan on ABC’s Good Morning America

Michael Pollan talks to Good Morning America about the new, illustrated edition of Food Rules.

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Michael Pollan on The Colbert Report

Michael Pollan talks about the new, Illustrated Food Rules and gives Stephen Colbert some home brew.

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Michael Pollan on Oprah

Michael Pollan joins Oprah to talk about eating meat.

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Michael Pollan on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360° on the egg recall

Michael Pollan discusses the national egg recall with Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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