Film Screening: King Corn
Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 3:00 pm
Ecology Center Classroom | 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702
We are excited to announce our Fall Film Series at the Ecology Center! In an effort to open up our space to the community, while providing an accessible format for fostering discussions around the various climate issues we cover, we will be hosting free monthly screenings of select films at our Ecology Center store.
Check out a new film, or one of your favorites, with other members of the community for a fun-filled and family-friendly evening. All screenings are free and open to the public (and include free popcorn!).
King Corn (2007)
Directed by Aaron Woolf
Ahead of the holiday feast, we look to highlight the issues of healthy eating with Novembers featured film King Corn. The film follows college friends Ian Cheney and Curtis Ellis as they move from Boston to Greene, Iowa to grow and farm an acre of corn. In the process, Cheney and Ellis examine the trend of increased corn production and its effects on American society, with the realization that most foods contain corn in some form, namely high fructose corn syrup, an ingredient found in many cheap food products, including fast food.
The Washington Post said that the documentary ought to be a required viewing by anyone planning to visit a supermarket, fast-food joint, or their own refrigerator.
Screening Date: Sunday, November 19 / 3:00pm-5:00pm
Themes: Healthy Eating
Preview Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGSsScjwQ3YVisit Event Website >>
This event is wheelchair accessible.