Friday, April 1, 2011

Progressive Film Festival Food Fanatics Fun Film Picks

Here are some Foodlum inspired films being shown at the 5th Annual Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival. Check them out and all of the other great films if you get a chance:

Saturday, April 2nd 2011

12:00 P.M: "Tapped" Hibbard 321

"a behind-the-scenes look into the unregulated and unseen world of the bottled water industry, an industry that aims to privatize and sell back the one resource that ought never to become a commodity: our water."

2:30 P.M.: "The End of the Line" Hibbard 321

Exploring the tragic collapse of the cod fishery in Newfoundland in the 1990s, the imminent extinction of the prized blueefin tuna, and the devastation caused by illegal catches and surpassed fishing quotas, this film uncovers the dark ecological story behind our love affair with fish as food."

Monday, April 4th 2011

7:30 P.M.: "Bananas!*" Hibbard 102

"On behalf of twelve Nicaraguan banana workers, he is tackling Dole Food in a ground-breaking legal battle for their use of a banned pesticide that was known by the company to cause sterility"

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