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UK Green Film Festival
A nationwide celebration for film lovers and green thinkers.
Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story
+ Q&A with local food waste activists & MoCC
Canada, UK, USA, 2014, 75 mins, dir. Grant Baldwin
We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the bin?
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. They pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away. In a nation where one in 10 people is food insecure, the images they capture of squandered groceries are both shocking and strangely compelling.
But as Grant’s addictive personality turns full tilt towards food rescue, the ‘thrill of the find’ has unexpected consequences.
- Wed 4 May: 8pm
SHORTS AT STUDIO 74
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Fishing For Clovelly Herring
This film follows traditional herring fisherman, Stephen Perham, as he rows out into Bideford Bay before dawn to shoot his nets. It explores Stephen’s personal crusade to revive the local, sustainable herring fishery and get more people eating Clovelly herring. Part of the Boat Stories series. Find out more here >>
Venue: Exeter Phoenix, Studio 74