The Feast on This Film Festival features movies that educate our community about the diverse issues affecting our national, regional and local food and agricultural systems. We choose films that will spark conversation and action around building stronger local, regional and sustainable food systems. All films are open to the public.
November 9 – 15, 2015
5:30pm Monday, November 9, 2015 – Hosted by Prime Roast Coffee, Keene
3 Acres in Detroit
A willful urban farmer sets out to transform an abandoned house into a greenhouse
7pm, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 – Hosted by The Cornucopia Project, Peterborough
Lunch Love Community
Passion, creative energy and persistence come together when Berkeley advocates and educators tackle food reform and food justice in the schools and in the neighborhoods.
7pm, Wednesday, November 11, 2015 – Hosted by The Community Kitchen at Stonewall Farm, Keene
The Starfish Throwers
Worlds apart, a five-star chef, a twelve year-old girl, and a retired schoolteacher discover how their individual efforts to feed the poor ignite a movement in the fight against hunger.
7pm, Thursday, November 12, 2015 – Fair Trade Group, Keene State College, Mabel Brown Room
After I Pick The Fruit
Story of five-immigrant farmworker women who labor in NY, migrate seasonally to Florida, raise their families, and try to hide from the Bush-era immigration raids that were conducted in response to 9/11.
7pm, Friday, November 13, 2015 – Hosted by Community Garden Connections & The Orchard School at Antioch University New England
Inhabit is a feature length documentary introducing permaculture: a design method that offers an ecological lens for solving issues related to agriculture, economics, and governance.
7pm, Saturday, November 14, 2015 – Hosted by the Monadnock Conservancy at Hastings Memorial Hall, Walpole
This Maine Farmland Trust-produced documentary includes three, poignant vignettes which educate on the interconnected fates of New England’s small farms, consumers and the buy-local movement.
1pm, Sunday, November 15, 2015– Colonial Theater, Keene
In Defense of Food, NH Premiere
This two-hour documentary, based on the NYT best selling book by Michael Pollan, sheds new light on one of the most important conflicts of our time—the one that each and every one of us fights when we sit down to a meal.
$30 Film Festival Button on sale at Toadstool Bookshops in Keene and Peterborough and the Monadnock Food Coop.
Suggested donation at each venue: $10.
All proceeds underwrite festival expenses.
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