OPEN CINEMA Season Eight launches Wednesday September 22, 2010 with upbeat food doc “FRESH”!

This post published on September 6, 2010

We are excited to announce the launch of OPEN CINEMA Season Eight!


On Wednesday September 22, 2010 we will partner with local food co-op FoodRoots for the first in a series of seasonal celebrations of film, food and farming. As usual, doors open at 5.30, film at 7pm at the Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street. Admission by $10 suggested donation.

FRESH is a documentary featuring Michael Pollan, Will Allen and Joel Salatin which celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. It’s  an upbeat, entertaining and inspiring call to action.

More info and trailer here

FRESH_Media_Release

OPEN CINEMA Fresh Poster

Michael Reid’s Times Colonist article here

7pm, Wednesday September 22nd 2010

FRESH: new thinking about what we’re eating

a documentary by Ana Sofia Joanes

FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet.
www.freshthemovie.com

OPEN FORUM DISCUSSION

Trevor Walker, Plenty Epicurean Pantry; Sol Kinnis, City Harvest; Heather Stretch Saanich Organics; Philippe Lucas, Victoria Downtown Market Society; moderator Linda Geggie, LifeCycles founder, Capital Region Food & Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable Coordinator (CRFAIR).

‘Fresh Films’ the first in a series of seasonal celebrations of film, food & farming in collaboration with www.FoodRoots.ca

Victoria Event Centre

1415 Broad St (elevator access)

$10 suggested donation

Cash bar, local organic pizza by Pizza Pi, goodies from Bubby Roses Bakery, IMAX popcorn,  free Level Ground coffee, door prizes, more!

Doors open at 5.30pm

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OPEN CINEMA is a Program of MediaNet

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