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Movie + Popcorn Night: Food Sovereignty Movie Shorts

Event Details

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
7 p.m.
The Marquee Cinema, Union South
This is a screening of Food Sovereignty Shorts, presented by Family Farm Defenders, WUD Cuisine and the UW Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, at Union South Marquee Theater. Discussion afterward will be moderated by Patty Loew, Bad River Ojibwe and a professor with the UW-Department of Life Sciences Communications. Included is an indigenous popcorn "bar" with seasonings. Seasonings include maple syrup kettle corn and savory popcorn with chilli powder. Cedar tea will also be provided free of charge. All ingredients sourced from Native Foods Market or with our own 2 hands in nature. Movie titles will be: Iroquois Creation Story (17min) Nominated for Best Animation at the American Indian Film Festival, San Francisco, November 2016 Seven Principles of Food Sovereignty (4min) – Farm Together Now records members of the National Family Coalition in March 2011 in DC as they read the Via Campesina Principles of Food Sovereignty The Meatrix (4min) – animated cartoon about factory farming from GRACE, 2006 La Via Campesina in Motion – Food Sovereignty Now (20min) Moningwanekaaning Minis: Winona LaDuke talks about Food Sovereignty (4min) 2016 Protect our Future (30min) – Documentary produced by three Bad River Ojibwe teenagers that examines the spiritual, cultural, and environmental impact of a proposed massive open-pit taconite mine at the headwaters of our tribe’s ancient wild rice beds. The videographer is Jordan Principato, 14-years-old; the writer/narrator is Shania Jackson, 14-years-old; and the music composer is Ahpahnae Thomas, 15-years-old, who created an original score for the documentary.