|Directed by||Marisa Miller Wolfson|
|Screenplay by||Marisa Miller Wolfson|
|Story by||Marisa Miller Wolfson|
Marisa Miller Wolfson,
T. Colin Campbell
|Release dates||September 10th, 2011 (Toronto Independent Film Festival)|
|Running time||76 min.|
Vegucated is a 2011 American documentary film that explores the challenges of converting to a vegan diet. It "follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks." The director interviewed a number of people to participate in this documentary and chose Brian, who likes to eat meat and eat out; Ellen, a psychiatrist, part-time comedian and single mother; and Tesla, a college student who lives with her family. In the film Dr. Joel Fuhrman and Professor T. Colin Campbell discuss the benefits of a plant-based diet consisting of whole foods. The film also features Howard Lyman and Stephen R. Kaufman. Kneel Cohn makes a cameo appearance.
- Best Documentary, Toronto Independent Film Festival, 2011
- Chris Award For Best Educational Film, Columbus International Film & Video Festival
- Best Food Issue, Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival, 2012
- Official Selection, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital, 2012
- Official Selection, UK Green Film Festival, 2012
- Kanner, Ellen. "Meatless Monday: The Vegucation of Marisa Miller Wolfson," Huffington Post, May 21, 2012.
- Sachs, Andrea. "‘Vegucated’ digs into some meaty issues, Washington Post, November 8, 2011.
- Sweet, Joni. "Q&A with Vegucated's Marisa Miller Wolfson," VegNews, September 14, 2011.
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