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Monday, Nov 18, 2013
Dinner @ 6PM
Film Screening @ 7PM
Doors Open @ 5:30PM

Meet the filmmakers reception following movie

The Arts Council
Smithgall Arts Center

Tickets (indude dinner/movie): $15 Adult, $13 Students;
$13 Seniors (65+)



The Arts Council, Inc. and The University of North Georgia present the independent feature film "GMO OMG" with Director Jeremy Seifert as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center on Monday, Nov 18, 2013. Ticket price includes dinner before the movie, the movie, and the Meet the Filmmaker Q&A session following the film screening.

Documentary | Family
Run time: 90 minutes


Who controls the future of your food? GMO OMG explores the systematic corporate takeover and potential loss of humanity’s most precious and ancient inheritance: seeds. Director Jeremy Seifert investigates how loss of seed diversity and corresponding laboratory assisted genetic alteration of food affects his young children, the health of our planet, and freedom of choice everywhere. GMO OMG follows one family’s struggle to live and eat without participating in an unhealthy, unjust, and destructive world of genetically modified foods.





Director Jeremy Seifert

Jeremy Seifert – In 2010, Jeremy Seifert completed his debut film, DIVE!, Living off America’s Waste. Initially made with a $200 budget, a borrowed camera, and a lot of heart, DIVE! won 22 film festivals worldwide. In 2010 with the release of DIVE!, Jeremy began the production company, Compeller Pictures. He is now a filmmaker and activist, traveling the country and speaking on humanitarian and environmental issues. Jeremy’s second film, GMO OMG, tells the hidden story of the take over of our food supply by giant chemical companies, an agricultural crisis that has grown into a cultural crisis. He has once again found the heart of the project in his own journey and awakening. Jeremy and his wife, Jen, live in North Carolina with their three children, Finn (7), Scout (4), and Pearl (2).


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The opinions expressed in this film do not necessarily reflect the views of The Arts Council or The University of North Georgia.

The Southern Circuit Tour of independent Filmmakers is a program of South Arts. This screening is supported in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

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