Washington D.C. Premiere
Shown as part of the Food & Agriculture Film Series
LUNCH (USA, 2010, 25 min.)
Co-presented by Earth Day Network & Center for Environmental Filmmaking
Washington, D.C. Premiere For the first time, the life expectancy of children in America is lower than that of their parents. This short documentary produced by Earth Day Network takes a close look at the nation’s school-food programs through the meals offered by the Baltimore, Md. public schools. The filmmaker not only highlights the links between food and academics and between the current food system and political decisions, but also focuses on initiatives aimed at giving our children healthier lunches in school. Directed by Avis Richards and Israel Bonequi. Produced for Earth Day Network by Birds Nest Productions, Executive Producer, Avis Richards.
Introduced by Chris Palmer, Professor, American University. Discussion with the filmmaker of Potato Heads, Larry Engel, and Kathleen Rogers, President, and Avis Richards, Board Member, Earth Day Network, follows screenings.
Shown with POTATO HEADS