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Growing Cities, Sun October 19
2014, 3:00

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Growing Cities shows at IFS on Sun October 19, 2014, 3:00

Growing Cities

Sun October 19
2014, 3:00

GROWING CITIES is a documentary film that examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way that we eat. The film follows two friends on their road trip across the country as they meet the people who are challenging the way this country grows and distributes its food—from those growing food in backyards to make ends meet, to educators with the goal of teaching kids to eat better, to activists seeking a meaningful alternative to the industrial food system, and more.

The film explores several urban farms around the US that are committed to sustainable local food and providing jobs to disadvantaged communities. By showcasing innovative ways urban dwellers are producing food, GROWING CITIES aims to inspire people to engage more deeply with their food system—whether that means growing tomatoes in a windowsill or getting a flock of backyard chickens.

A panel discussion that will include Coby Gould and Eric Kornacki, Executive Director and co-founder of Re: Vision International, and Lauren Richardson, Volunteer Coordinator and Greenhouse Manager of Growing Gardens, will follow the screening.

To see a trailer and read a review, visit InternationalFilmSeries.com.

Tickets

10 films for $60 with punch card
$9 general admission. $7 w/UCB student ID, $7 for senior citizens
$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
Free on your birthday! CU Cinema Studies students get in free.

Parking

Pay lot 360 (now only $1/hour!), across from the buffalo statue and next to the Duane Physics tower, is closest to Muenzinger. Free parking can be found after 5pm at the meters along Colorado Ave east of Folsom stadium and along University Ave west of Macky.

RTD Bus

Park elsewhere and catch the HOP to campus

International Film Series

(Originally called The University Film Commission)
Established 1941 by James Sandoe.

First Person Cinema

(Originally called The Experimental Cinema Group)
Established 1955 by Carla Selby, Gladney Oakley, Bruce Conner and Stan Brakhage.

C.U. Film Program

(AKA The Rocky Mountain Film Center)
First offered degrees in filmmaking and critical studies in 1989 under the guidance of Virgil Grillo.

Celebrating Stan

Created by Suranjan Ganguly in 2003.

C.U. Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

Established 2017 by Chair Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz.

Thank you, sponsors!
Boulder International Film Festival
Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

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