The American director Morgan Spurlock, who in 2004 made a name with his documentary film “Super Size Me” about the harmful effects of fast food, set on march 21, during the opening night of Docville the sequel “Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken”. Docville is the Leuven festival of the documentary film, which this year takes place from 21 to 29 march.
“Super Size Me” was previously nominated for an Oscar and was the first in a series of critical voedseldocumentaires. In his latest film takes Spurlock from the counter of his own fast-food restaurant “healthy foodhype in fast-food chains,” on the grain. Since 2004, the fastfoodindustrie, after all, a solid make-over undergone. Meanwhile, they sell menu that is supposedly “healthy, wholesome, organic and natural”, but Spurlock takes these claims down. He takes the viewer along the course of the breeding of chickens and the development of the recipes to the search of suitable locations. During the festival he in a master class on his work to the Belgian documentary filmmakers.