Ann Shin/2018/66 min/Environmental & Social Justice
CHICAGO-AREA PREMIERE. FILM DESCRIPTION: Every year, the western world is introduced to a new “superfood” that boasts extraordinary nutritional features, and year after year we buy them. “The Superfood Chain” explores the facts and myths behind superfoods, and reveals the ripple effect of the superfood industry on farming and fishing families around the world. This film follows filmmaker Ann Shin as she meets families in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Philippines, and Haida Gwaii affected by the superfood industry.
Teens and young adults encouraged to attend. "PG-13" May contain heavy themes, graphic images or language.
Tuesday, March 5, 7 to 9 p.m. [Dupage County]
College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Room HSC 1234, Glen Ellyn
After the film, participate in Q&A with Producer Hannah Donegan. Facilitator: Shamili Ajgaonkar, Professor of Biology, College of DuPage. Also engage with action and project ideas through the College of DuPage Student Environmental Club.
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue.
Wednesday, March 6, 6 to 8 p.m. [South]
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
Gordon Park Assembly Hall, Chicago
After the film, participate in Q&A, and learn about potential action opportunities, with Hannah Donegan, Producer of "The Superfood Chain." Facilitator: Wendy Williams. Also enjoy food tastings, and engage with action and project ideas through Action Partners who will be on site for the event.
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats.