Following an onslaught of recent documentaries unveiling food-industry evils -- most of which were bold and uninhibited enough to make Upton Sinclair proud -- moviegoers might balk at the thought of seeing yet another expose on this same subject. But Fresh
, a 70-minute outing by Swiss-born filmmaker Ana Sofia Joanes, deserves its title, in the sense that it offers a fresh break from the tedium of witnessing one food-industry devastation after another. In lieu of delving into this theme as prior films have, Joanes merely grazes against it. Her real focus lies elsewhere: in constructing a series of mini-biographical profiles of iconoclastic American farmers and ...