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Film Screening - “The Farm Family”
Nov
19
2014
November 19, 2014 5:00 PM
“The Farm Family” is part of a multifaceted project consisting of a feature-length documentary and interactive role-play game about Canadian farm families.
 
 

Join us for a film screening of “The Farm Family”, followed by a discussion.
No RSVP is required.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations declared 2014 the International Year of Family Farming.  As part of the global dialogue on family farming and in conjunction with the UBC Future of Food Global Dialogue Series, the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and the Liu Institute for Global Issues is co-hosting a screening of The Family Farm. Canadian documentary film maker Ari Cohen explores the current context and diversity of small-scale farming across Canada. The screening will be introduced by Dr. Hannah Wittman and Jessica Dennis from the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and will be followed by an engaging discussion.

Trailer: The Family Farm

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Interview with Ari Cohen on The Family Farm

The Future of Food Global Dialogue Series brings together food security and sustainability experts from across North America to engage the UBC community around global food security issues. The series is jointly sponsored by the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, the Liu Institute for Global Issues, and the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm.

  Location:
Liu Institute Multipurpose Room (1st Floor)
Address:
6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC
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