Growing Change: A Journey Inside 'Food Revolution

Growing Change follows the filmmaker's journey to understand why current food systems leave hundreds of millions of people in hunger. Simon Cunich, 2011, 60 minutes . Part of Movimientos and Alborada Films documentary screenings afternoon.

Growing Change: A Journey Inside Venezuela's Food Revolution

Simon Cunich, 2011, 60 minutes

Synopsis:

Growing Change follows the filmmaker's journey to understand why current food systems leave hundreds of millions of people in hunger.? It's a journey to understand how the world will feed itself in the future in the face of major environmental challenges

The documentary begins with an investigation of the 2008 global food crisis, looking at the long-term underlying causes. Will expanding large-scale, energy-intensive agriculture, be the solution or re problems If we already produce enough food to feed the world why do so many people go hungry?

After hearing about efforts in Venezuela to develop a more equitable and sustainable food and agriculture system, the filmmaker heads there to see if it's working and find out what we might be able to learn from this giant experiment.

Hannah Griffiths, head of campaigns at the World Development Movement (WDM), will talk about WDMs work on food sovereignty

 

Part of Movimientos and Alborada Films documentary screenings afternoon:
El abrazo de rio (The embrace of the River)
Growing Change: A Journey Inside Venezuelas Food Revolution
La Batalla de Chile (The Battle of Chile - part 1)

Further information about the screening afternoon HERE.

Delicious Vegetarian Chilean Empanadas and hot and cold drinks will be available on the day

Price: Free entry to documentaries but donations greatly appreciated.

Saturday, 19 October midday - 8pm ~ Passing Clouds, 1 Richmond Road, Dalston E8 4AA

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20 April 2018

Tropical Pressure Festival London Launch

Back in Brixton for another funky, eclectic, tropically fired fiesta… this time welcoming Tropical Pressure Festival for their London launch party. Get ready for a fiery blend of African and Latin rhythms, roaring brass, funky bass and a psychedelic accordion! We welcome Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu, led by Ghanaian vocalist and djembe drummer, Afla Sackey. Plus Pollito Boogaloo bringing Afro-Colombian tropical vibes with their mix of Cumbia, Vallenato and Puya and Tropical Pressure DJs with a selection of tunes celebrating the rich cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.

21 April 2018

¡Muévete! April

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Big Ben Jorge + Manzana Tropical + Edd Bateman’s West African Love Affair

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