American Meat

Filmmaker Graham Meriwether discusses his new documentary American Meat: A Leave It Better Story that investigates the current condition of the meat production industry in the States.  He explains the importance of focusing on the farmers and why he’s optimistic about the future of farming.  After the interview, producer Leslie Chang had to call Graham back to discuss an unusual situation that developed during a screening of his film on the Stanford University campus.

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Graham Meriwether
Graham Meriwether is a documentary journalist who serves as the director at Leave It Bettera film production company committed to telling solutions-oriented stories about environmental challenges. Graham studied at the University of Colorado at Boulder and is based in New York City. For the past five years, Graham has been focused on directing and distributing the film American Meat. In 2010, Meriwether founded the non-profit organization, Leave It Better Foundation, whose mission is to empower youth to heal our environment.


Leslie Chang
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