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Slow Food Story

Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 4:00 pm CST

Born of humble beginnings nearly 30 years ago in response to McDonald’s making its way to Rome, activist Carlo Petrini’s Slow Food Movement has since created a worldwide food revolution—local chapters spread over 150 countries with the goal of rallying against the homogenization of cuisine and cultural identity that fast food and its bland immediacy have to offer. Slow Food Story tells the story of an endlessly convivial man whose belief that “an environmentalist who is not also a gastronome is very sad” has awoken many to the simple pleasures of cooking and eating through our local ecosystems—a sustainable and delicious way of living.

(Italy, Ireland / 2013 / Director: Stefano Sardo)
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iyjpck1j880

Details

Date:
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time:
4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://mkefilm.org/2014-milwaukee-film-festival-launches-new-food-related-film-program/

Organizer

MKE Film
Website:
mkefilm.org

Venue

Oriental Theatre
2230 N. Farwell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Website:
http://www.landmarktheatres.com/milwaukee/oriental-theatre