Posts Tagged "film"

Movie Meet-Up: King Corn

Posted by on Aug 6, 2010 in event | Comments Off

Movie Meet-Up: King Corn

Join Slow Food Santa Cruz for a FREE viewing of King Corn on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 7:00 pm! Bring a picnic dinner (including beverages, plates, and utensils), a blanket to sit on (or a short chair), and an appetite for watching an entertaining film about how industrial corn has become the foundation of our food system. Chat with Slow Foodies and learn more about the movement! Open to the general public, please RSVP by clicking “Attending” on the Facebook event page. Tuesday, August 10, 2010 7:00 pm – BYO Picnic Dinner Location – Little City Mercantile, 1010...

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‘The Garden’ Grows Action

Posted by on Mar 25, 2010 in event | Comments Off

Slow Food Santa Cruz just came back from the showing of  ’The Garden’ at the Rio.  After anger and frustration over the loss of the 14 acre urban garden, there is the realization that a larger movement still going on. There were great representatives on the panel after the film, from the Santa Cruz Land Trust and The California Food and Justice Coalition, as well as the organizer of the South Central Farmers, urging us to get involved in the fight for food justice.  Slow Food Santa Cruz can work to make our community more just.  Attendees at the film were enthusiastic about...

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The Garden – Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

Posted by on Mar 15, 2010 in education, event | Comments Off

The Garden – Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 25, 2010 Doors open at 6:30. Film starts at 7 pm Panel speakers to follow at about 8:20 pm Rio Theater, 1205 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 [Web] [Map] Tickets: $10 online, $15 at the door The Garden documents the rise of a lush 14-acre community garden in South Central Los Angeles from the ashes of the 1992 riots. It grew to become the largest of its kind in the United States, only to be threatened with destruction when the property was sold under questionable circumstances. A panel discussion will follow the movie featuring: Rufina Juarez of the South...

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