01/17/19 Food and Farm Film Festival



There’s a growing conversation about food: we want to know what we are eating, whether it’s healthy, where it comes from, who made or grew it, and if it’s sustainable. The food-consciousness movement is a powerful force, and thanks to the Food and Farm Film Fest, it now has a creative outlet.

Curator Sarah Nelson will be joining us for an encore showing of the 14 short films featured in the sixth annual Food and Farm Film Fest in San Francisco. From the art of handmade candy to the traditions of Alaskan fishermen, this program will present a view into the food lover's imagination. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll want to head straight to the kitchen.

Featured Films

What if Quentin Tarantino made spaghetti and meatballs? (David Ma, 2017)
Tasting Wild Alaska (Liz McKenzie, 2018)
Bloodline (James Q. Chan, 2018)
Gif Me That Food (Emi Tse, 2017)
Portrait of a Chef as a Young Woman (Perennial Plate/Daniel Klein, Mirra Fine, 2017)
The Empty Plate (The Bigger Picture Project/Jamie DeWolf & Anthony Orosco, 2017)
D’Abruzzo: The Meat, Fat, Meat, Fat, Meat, Fat Lamb Skewers of Abruzzo (Liza Mosquito deGuia, 2018)
Rest of Your Life (Rodolfo May, 2018)
A Farmer Discovers Her Roots, One Veggie at a Time (David Yim, 2018)
Great! Lakes (Tess Wagman, 2018)
What if Wes Anderson made S'mores? (David Ma, 2017)
The Story of Poo (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and The California Academy of Science, 2018)

Sarah Nelson has worked on food-related projects in the Bay Area since 2008. She launched Cooking Matters in the Bay Area in 2010. In her previous work with Bay Area farmers' markets, she created the Bay Area’s first Market Match program, which gives farmers’ market customers who use food stamps extra funds to spend at the market, and a Veggie Rx program that helped diabetes patients increase their produce consumption. In 2011, she founded the nonprofit Three Squares, which merged with 18 Reasons in 2013.

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