GREEN SCREENS presents HOMEGROWN FILMS
July 7 at 7 PM
National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Cinema – 150 John Street (at the corner of Richmond Street West and John Street), Toronto, Ontario, Canada
A collection of National Film Board of Canada shorts highlights the importance of sustainable agriculture and celebrates local food practices. A panel discussion and reception follow the National Film Board of Canada screening – sample local produce and discuss the importance of supporting local farmers.
Earth to Mouth
Directed by Yung Chang, 2002, 41 min
Filmed at the Wing Fong Farm in Ontario, this documentary follows the tilling, planting and harvesting of Asian vegetables destined for Chinese markets and restaurants.
The panel discussion will feature Wally Seccombe, Chair, Everdale Farms; Lauren Baker, Director, Sustain Ontario; and Susan Murray, Director of Communications, Greenbelt Foundation. Samples of local food will be provided by Karma Cooperative.
Please arrive early at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Cinema as capacity is limited, and seats are available on a first come, first serve basis.
For more information, please call 416-973-3012 or visit www.onf-nfb.gc.ca/eng/mediatheque.