Saturday, May 15, 2010

“Hungry Filmmakers™” Digs Deeper Into Food Issues at Third Screening Event

There's a cool film event coming up. I'm just posting all of the info below and you can see for yourself:

After two sold-out sessions, the food documentary film screening and discussion event Hungry Filmmakers™ will return to Anthology Film Archives on May 24, 2010. Unlike any other festival or single film screening, Hungry Filmmakers continues its tradition of showcasing excerpts or trailers from six upcoming or newly produced films that are hungry for wider audiences. Each filmmaker or a representative of the film will be in attendance for a lively Q&A. The evening’s moderator will be Paula Crossfield, Managing Editor of Civil Eats, a blog that promotes critical thought about sustainable agriculture and food.

Hungry Filmmakers’ line up exposes further reasons to contemplate what we eat. From Ernie Park & Michael Graziano's urgent call for school lunch reform in Lunch Line, to George Langworthy and Maryam Henein's enlightening connection between bees and food in Vanishing of the Bees, to Ginalola Lowry's whimsical You Are What You Eat, each film clip will surely give audiences something to chew on.

The films:

· The Bering Sea: An Ecosystem in Crisis by Michael Graziano and Melissa Thompson

· Vanishing of the Bees by George Langworthy and Maryam Henein

· The Farmer and The Horse by Jared Flesher

· Lunch Line by Uji Films (Ernie Park and Michael Graziano)

· Pressure Cooker by Jennifer Grausman and Mark Becker

· You Are What You Eat by Ginalola Lowry

May 24, 2010
Anthology Film Archives
32 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Screenings begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.
A reception will follow in the theater lobby with snacks and beer from Lagunitas Brewery.
Tickets available for advance purchase at

Hungry Filmmakers is a not-for-profit event hosted by Shelley Rogers, Tim Lynch, Cathy Erway and Jimmy’s No. 43. Proceeds from the evening will be donated to Just Food, the nonprofit organization working to promote access of fresh, seasonal, sustainably grown food for all NYC residents. Find out more about us at:

Jimmy’s No. 43 is a bar and restaurant that is committed to supporting the local sustainable food communities. Awarded “Best Bar with Good Food” by New York Magazine, “Favorite NY Pubs” by Forbes and a “Snail of Approval” for its use of local farm-sourced ingredients from Slow Food NYC, Jimmy’s No. 43 hosts many events and fundraisers, and founded the Good Beer Seal bar community.
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