Fresh Fest Film Series 2014
February 28–March 2
Visit the Images Cinema website at http://www.imagescinema.org/film_events/fresh-fest-2014
5:00 p.m.: A Place at the Table
“The film explains with devastating simplicity why so many go hungry in a country with more than enough food to go round.”—London Evening Standard
10:30 a.m.–6:15 p.m.: TEDx Manhattan: Changing the Way We Eat
This screening is in Thompson Chemistry Lab’s Wege Auditorium at Williams College.
This is a live-stream broadcast from the event, shown in Wege Auditorium all day. 17 speakers will talk about food policy and hunger, sustainable agriculture and philanthropy, food racism, school food, local food distribution, and more.
Come and go as you please. The broadcast will run continuously. This event will feature scheduled brownie feeds supplied by Wildflour Bakery!
A new batch of brownies will emerge about every two hours.
Brownie feed schedule:
3:00 p.m.: After Winter, Spring
Farmers in the Périgord region of southwest France face the challenges of small-sclae farming in a changing economy.
“In an era of rapid growth of mega-farms, the encroachment of suburbia, new European Union rules, and reductions of agricultural subsidies, these farmers—young and old—are forced to confront challenges that threaten the very existence of their small farms.”—from the film’s website
5:00 p.m. Soul Food Junkies
The film considers the cultural importance and nutritional questions surrounding soul food.
“This is not just another food film. It is a heartfelt story of family and community. It is also a trenchant ethnography that unpacks the role of “Soul Food” in the historical resistance of African Americans to slavery, Jim Crow and modern-day racism.”—Huffington Post
3:00 p.m.: Leviathan
A product of the sensory ethnography lab at Harvard, this film captures the visceral experience of commercial fishing out of New Bedford, MA.
“A staggering thrill-ride of an experience, built on moments of astonishing cinematic immediacy, Leviathan marks a major leap forward in nonfiction filmmaking.”—Robert Green, Filmmaker MagazineCome to a live streaming broadcast of