Michael Pollan, author of such books as The Omnivore's Dilemma, Food Rules: An Eater's Manuel, and Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, is back with a new documentary. His 2008 book In Defense of Food has been transformed into film by Kikim Media, allowing Pollan to attempt answer the question, "What should I eat?"
The two-hour special will eventually make its way to public television, but it will premiere this Saturday as part of the Mill Valley Film Festival in Mill Valley, Calif. In Defense of Food shows how "a combination of uncertain and incomplete science, weak-kneed politicians, and clever marketing campaigns have shaped America's eating habits in ways that have made us less and less healthy." Go ahead and get a sneak peek via this trailer.