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One Earth Film Festival 2015

Tuesday, March 03, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Caitlin Sarro
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Join us on Saturday, March 7th for special One Earth Film Festival screenings of documentary films about people claiming and reclaiming local food production.

No Land, No Food, No Life
, at 11 am, explores sustainable small scale agriculture around the world and the urgent call for an end to corporate global land grabs.  Edible City, at 3 pm, introduces a diverse cast of extraordinary characters in the Bay Area who are challenging the paradigm of our broken food system.  Both films are official selections of the Fourth Annual One Earth Film Festival.

Join us after each of the screenings for solution-oriented discussions; tours of a solar-powered, food-producing, community-focused landmark building; and micro-workshops on urban gardening.

No Land, No Food, No Life

No Land No Food No Life is a hard-hitting film which explores sustainable small scale agriculture and the urgent call for an end to corporate global land grabs. This feature length documentary gives voice to those directly affected by combining personal stories, and vérité footage of communities fighting to retain control of their land.

Saturday, March 7 @11AM  (75 min.); followed by optional panel discussion and tour concluding around 2:00 PM

This is an International Women’s Day event.

Co-sponsored by the Institute of Cultural AffairsOxfam America, Oxfam Action Corps andShift.  Panelists include:  Tricia Martinez, founder and CEO of Shift; Adam Olson, Oxfam America

Watch the trailer and buy tickets

 

Edible City

Edible City is a documentary film that introduces a diverse cast of extraordinary characters who are challenging the paradigm of our broken food system. The film digs deep into their unique perspectives and transformative work, finding inspirational, grass-roots solutions based on growing local food systems and economies.

Saturday, March 7 @3PM (55 min.); followed by optional discussion, tour and micro-workshops concluding by 5:30 PM

Co-sponsored by animalia projectGinkgo Organic Gardens and the Institute of Cultural Affairs

Watch the trailer and buy tickets

Venue for both screenings: Institute of Cultural Affairs, 4750 N. Sheridan Road, 6th Floor, Chicago (Red Line/Lawrence; CTA Bus 81, 151, etc)

Seating is limited. Reserve your tickets today. A $5 donation is appreciated per film—donations help keep the festival going strong!

For Full Schedule & Tickets: oneearthfilmfest.org

Sponsored by:

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