The idiot cycle

Director: Emmanuelle Schick Garcia
Running time: 96’ - UK, France, 2009

Director’s Bio
 

Emmanuelle Schick Garcia was born in the south of France to a Spanish mother and a Canadian father. At eighteen Garcia earned a scholarship to the University of California, where she received her B.A. in Art History. Following her undergraduate studies, she was accepted to the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television, earning an M.F.A. in Directing/Film Production.
Garcia is a member of the Canadian experimental band Japanese Pop Songs, a twice elected city council member in France, was a world ranked swimmer at the age of 15, a university journalist, and a UCLA swim team captain and mentor. She does not belong to any political party, environmental organization, or religion. She does not own a car, TV, microwave, clothes dryer, personal cell phone or dishwasher. She currently lives in Paris, France.



Contact Director
 
Emmanuelle Schick Garcia
6 rue Pierre Haret, Pari 75009
France
+33621336160
E-mail: thegeeks@japanesepopsongs.com


Festival-Screenings - Awards
 
2004

Nominated Best Documentary, Roma Independent Film Festival

2003

Best Documentary, New York Independant Film & Vidio Festival

2003

Best Documentary, UCLA Spotlight Awards

2003

Audience Award, Bio Reykjavik Festival

2003

International Women’s Film festival in Seoul

2003

Mary Pickford Award for Excellence in documentary filmmaking

2003

American Motion Picture Association Award



Filmography
 
2009 The Idiot Cycle
2007 20 Ans "Deja"

Director: Emmanuelle Schick Garcia

 

Editor: Yaël Bitton

 

Camera: Jean Marc Abela, Florian Geyer

 

Sound Recordists: Timothée Alazraki, Wil Masisak

 

Sound Mixing: David Dahan, Joseph Guigui

 

Producers: Emmanuelle Schick Garcia, Laïla Tahhar

 

 

 


Synopsis
 

The same chemical companies who produce cancer‐causing chemicals (chemicals do not require health testing before they are licensed), are also invested in and develop cancer treatments, the most profitable disease on earth. Now these same chemical companies have lobbied against the long term health testing of their new invention ‐ genetically modified crops.
Do these foods cause cancer? Watch The Idiot Cycle unravel.



World sales
 
Upside Television
2 allée Longchamps, Suresnes 92281
France
Tel: +33 158479294
E-mail: a.olzmann@upsidetelevision.com


Director’s Statement
 

Why are we being used as guinea pigs?