01/27/2014 11:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Sundance Interviews: Katie Couric, Laurie David and Stephanie Soechtig are Fed Up with America's Childhood Obesity Crisis


The Day for Night series traveled to Sundance to talk to some of the makers of the films playing at the festival this year.

Journalist Katie Couric and Laurie David (An Inconvenient Truth) executive produced Fed Up, a documentary by Stephanie Soechtig (Tapped), about America's childhood obesity epidemic. While there have been many docs on obesity and the food industry, this one takes aim at the prevailing calories-in/calories-out model, which has dominated our view of weight gain for years. It tracks the source of the model from the 1970's and examines both the science and politics behind it.

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