Washington D.C. Premiere
WHAT’S FOR DINNER?
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Directed by: Jian Yi
Venue: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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WHAT’S FOR DINNER? (China, 2011, 29 min.)
Shown as part of Our Cities, Our Planet
Washington, D.C. Premiere The use of industrial facilities has made eating meat more affordable, and central to billions of people’s daily meals. The film explores the consequences of the high level of meat consumption in China (now twice that of the U.S.) through the eyes of a retired pig farmer in Jiangxi province, a vegan restaurateur in Beijing, a livestock entrepreneur and residents of Guangdong, the province with water polluted by pig farm waste. Directed by Jian Yi. Produced by Susannah Ludwig. Executive Producer, Mia MacDonald.
Introduced by Jennifer Turner, Director, China Environment Forum, Woodrow Wilson International
Center for Scholars. Discussion moderated by Jennifer Turner with Janet Larsen, Director of Research, Earth Policy Institute and filmmaker Mia MacDonald, follows screening.
FREE. No reservations required.