Our DC-area readers should check out the many offerings of the annual Environmental Film Festival, which will run from March 16-28. This year, food is a major theme, and the festival’s press release highlights several films about the challenges of feeding the world’s population sustainably:
What’s On Your Plate? focuses on food sources and Fresh on the growth of a sustainable food culture in America, while Seed Hunter spotlights the search for seed genes able to withstand global warming. Dirt! The Movie and Soil in Good Heart highlight the key role of topsoil in creating nourishing food. Nora! profiles Washington restaurateur Nora Pouillon, founder of the nation’s first certified organic restaurant. Who Killed Crassostrea virginica? investigates the decline of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay.
Descriptions of all 155 films are available here.