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 HeadsLarry Engel, and Kathleen Rogers, President, and Avis Richards, Board Member, Earth Day Network, follows screenings.


Ticket/reservation Info:


American University, Wechsler Theatre, Mary Graydon Center

4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW

(METRO: Tenleytown/AU, Shuttle bus service to AU)

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