Bolivarian Circle Alberto Lovera invites you to
A Journey Inside Venezuela’s Food Revolution
US Debut of the Documentary ‘Growing Change’ by Australian filmmaker Simon Cunich Inspired by a delegation of the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY!
When: Friday, November 18, 2011 at 7 PM
Where: 1199SEIU Martin Luther King Jr. Labor Center, 310 West 43rd St. (between 8th and 9th Avenues), 7th floor, Manhattan, NYC
Come learn how Venezuela is building a new food system from the ground up through powerful and inspiring footage and commentary straight from the heart of Venezuela’s food revolution. Featuring Venezuelan farmers, fishers, and community leaders plus leading figures in the global food movement.
The film will be followed by first-hand reports from participants in a recent food sovereignty delegation to Venezuela, possibly joined by an Afro-Venezuelan community leader (pending confirmation).
$5 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Light refreshments will be provided.
About the film: Growing Change is an inspiring new documentary that looks at one of the most exciting experiments in the world to grow a fair and sustainable food system.
In Venezuela, from fishing villages to cacao plantations to urban gardens, a growing social movement is showing what’s possible when communities, not corporations, start to take control of food.