Rancher Farmer Fisherman

John Hoffman, Beth Aala, and Susan Froemke/2016/103 min/Food-Agriculture

FILM DESCRIPTION: What values do rural and urban people have in common? What are the challenges we can solve together? Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman tells the inspiring story of heartland conservation heroes who are feeding the world while stewarding the land and water. One of the darlings of last year’s Sundance Film Festival, the film celebrates the agricultural entrepreneurs who are doing things like revolutionizing industrial scale agriculture to rebuild the fertility, biodiversity and resilience of soil. This gorgeous film with abundant visual appeal is directed by Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Susan Froemke and Emmy winner John Hoffman, and narrated by journalist Tom Brokaw. There will be a resource fair at the Waubonsee College screening.

Saturday, March 3, 3 to 5:15 p.m.[North]
Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., Wilmette
Admission $7

Enjoy a conversation about the elements of healthy soil and its relationship to healthy food with Dr. Bala Chaudhary, Assistant Professor at DePaul University’s Environmental Science and Studies program; Beth Drucker of Go Green Wilmette; and Ryan Smith, Program Ecosystems Lead at the Delta Institute. Come away with ideas for what you can do at home to protect and nurture your soil, plus learn about Wilmette’s Going Green Matters Fair on Sunday 3/11. Facilitator: Jim Slama, CEO and Founder of FamilyFarmed and Good Food EXPO.

Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. Concessions available for purchase.

*Triple the power of your ticket dollar! A generous donor is matching ALL ticket sales at the 2018 Film Festival 2:1. So for this screening, your $7 ticket plus the $14 match = $21 to support the One Earth Film Fest!

Monday, March 5, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. [Kane County]
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for Sustainability Resource Fair
Film begins at 7 p.m.

Waubonsee Community College, Aurora Downtown Campus,
18 S. River St., Multipurpose Room, First Floor, Aurora

Visit the Sustainability Resource Fair, which begins at 6:30, to learn about efforts to be wise stewards of our land and water. After the film, enjoy a discussion about sustainable agriculture and land use, and explore the displays from community nonprofits, including Fox River Ecosystem Partnership, The Conservation Foundation, Kane-DuPage Soil & Water Conservation District, DuPage County Farm Bureau, Campton Township Open Space, Kane County, Fox River Study Group, Sierra Club, and Friends of the Fox River. They will provide resources and opportunities to act on what you’ve learned. Facilitator: Gary Cuneen, founder and director of Seven Generations Ahead. Refreshments available.

ADA compliant accessible venue. Refreshments available.