Wednesday, March 25, 2009

2009 Food For Thought Film Festival

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Martha Ma (WSC '94) is a food and media educator and producer, community chef and health counselor. She is the host and producer of "The Tasty Life," a bi-weekly television show on Manhattan Public Access channel 57, and the editor of the e-newsletter, "Eater's Digest." She is also executive producer of the Food for Thought Film Festival, a showcase of films about our life sustaining resources: FOOD and WATER.

The festival begins on April 11, 2009 at the Action Center to End World Hunger downtown and will conclude on April 18, 2009 at the Columbia University Medical Center Alumni Auditorium uptown. This event is FREE to the public to encourage maximum community attendance. The program will run from 1pm to 8:30pm showcasing four feature length films, three short films, guest speakers, and filmmakers. The detailed schedule and directions can be found at http://www.foodfilmfest.com/schedule.html.

This year's Film Fest focuses on several crucial issues: access to clean food and water; local and sustainable agriculture; and the effects of policy on small American farmers. Our goal is to promote dialogue within communities and to inspire action. For more information please visit www.foodfilmfest.com

For more information on Martha and Naniola Productions please click here.


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