“What's on Your Plate?” film + Free Delicious Organic Food!

  • July 30, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Join BloomBars and Cultivating Intergenerational Leaders for delicious free organic food and a great movie, as we present…

Film: What's on Your Plate? (2009, 76 min), by Catherine Gund – is a witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics.

When: July 30, 2013   7:00 PM

Donation: Suggested: $10. Proceeds will go to support both BloomBars and the Cultivating Intergenerational Leaders program.

FREE DELICIOUS ORGANIC FOOD! – Provided By Zenful Bites!

The Movie: What's on Your Plate? (2009, 76 min), by Catherine Gund – Over the course of one year, the film follows two eleven-year-old multiracial friends from NYC as they explore their place in the food chain. Sadie and Safiyah talk to food activists, farmers, and storekeepers as they address questions regarding the origin of the food they eat, how it’s cultivated, and how many miles it travels from farm to fork. Sadie and Safiyah formulate sophisticated and compassionate opinions about urban sustainability, and by doing so inspire hope and active engagement in others.

Our film will be followed by a Q&A discussion with local anti-hunger, child food activists.

See trailer at: http://tinyurl.com/whats-on-plate-trailer
Facebook RSVP at: http://tinyurl.com/whats-on-plate-rsvp

Cultivating Intergenerational Leaders, is a summer intergenerational program in Washington, D.C., that will use the community food system as a tool to give youth and college students the opportunity to build life skills such as active learning, self-reliance, and healthy living. This project seeks to create a more sustainable food system in DC by empowering those directly impacted by the negative effects of the industrial food system.

BloomScreen Indie Film Night – is a weekly series of independent and foreign films, accompanied by discussions with filmmakers and other experts.

The Venue: http://www.bloombars.com

PARKING:- The easiest parking is probably at the garage @ 14th St, beneath Target/Best Buy.- There is also some street parking available on 11th St, and on the adjacent streets – but, be careful not to park in Residential-Only areas.- Then there’s the station - METRO: Columbia Heights (On 14th St) From 14th, walk up 14th St, turn right on Kenyon, left on 11th – see BloomBars just past Wonderland

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