The series begins today and runs Tuesday, Feb. 1 through, focusing on food, agriculture and the future. All films are free and open to the public. The sessions will be twice a day, from noon to Gray Wolf Hall, Room 374, and 18 pm in Baker Hall, Room 120 at EVCC, 2000 Tower St., Everett.
The series highlights films about sustainability and food production in America, and was inspired by the book “Plenty: Eating Locally on the 100 Mile Diet” by Alisa Smith and JB MacKinnon, according to a press release EVCC.
It opens today at noon with “Two Angry Moms,” which chronicles Amy Kalafi the efforts of leaders in the nascent movement to improve the meals served in school cafeterias.
The other films are:
“King Corn” on January 18. This 2007 documentary college students Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis return to Iowa, where they manage to grow an acre of corn and unearth some hidden truths about the food system in modern America.
“Dirt” The Movie “: Jan. 25. Directed and produced by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow is a humorous and meat in the past and current state of organic living matter that we humans are, and will return to.
“Fresh” on February 1. A documentary 2009 by Ana Sofia Joanes famous farmer and all who help shape health, sustainable food alternatives, while offering a practical vision for the future of our food.