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Food4All festival – Program announcement!

Published on
October 20, 2016

Food4All is a yearly film festival that aims to highlight the problems of our broken food system, while at the same time celebrating hopeful and inspiring alternatives. The programme features a selection of thought-provoking documentaries, followed by interactive discussions and Q&A’s with experts. Organised by FIAN, ILEIA, Otherwise, RUW and Boerengroep in cooperation with Movie W.

Tuesday November 22 – 20:00h

The Kids Menu | 88 min | 2016 | Joe Cross | Movie-W

In The Kids Menu, Joe Cross meets with experts, parents, teachers and kids and finds out that childhood obesity is a symptom of a bigger problem, a lack of knowledge of what healthy foods are and lack of access to healthy and affordable options. The film also analyses the influence of negative role models, whether a parent, teacher or a celebrity.

After the screening, an expert on food and health will answer your questions on the issues presented in the film.

Wednesday November 23 – 12:30h
The Perennial Plate | 2014 | Impulse

During this lunch lecture we will screen episodes of The Perennial Plate. The Perennial Plate is a two-time James Beard Award winning online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous eating.  Chef and Activist, Daniel Klein and Filmmaker Mirra Fine are traveling the world exploring the wonders, complexities and stories behind the ever more connected global food system. During the lunch lecture in Impulse we will screen episodes from Agrentina, Mexico and South Africa that tell the stories of real food and the people who make it.


Wednesday November 23 – 20:00h
Local Food Roots | 35 min | 2013 | f3 and Sprout Films| Movie-W

This British documentary is an inspirational immersion in local food culture, with stories that cover the urban, rural, large and small scales. Local Food Roots shows examples of farmers selling directly to the public, local food distribution, community food growing and cooking, local food supply to the public sector, communities supporting local farmers and how local food culture fits in with the challenge of feeding cities.

The film will be followed by a panel debate on local food systems. Speakers to be announced.

Thursday November 24 – 19:30h
Just Eat It |  75 min | 2014 | Jenny Rustemeyer | Movie-W

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping  and survive only on discarded food. What they find is truly shocking.

Before the start of the film a foodwaste dinner will be provided. Q and A and discussion after the screening.