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(ACTION DC!) “Food Chains” Film Screening

October 21 @ 1:30 pm

- Free

Join us for a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Food Chains.” From executive producers Eva Longoria and Eric Schlosser, this hard-hitting expose of the human cost in our food supply.

From the film:

“There is more interest in food these days than ever, yet there is very little interest in the hands that pick it. Farmworkers, the foundation of our fresh food industry, are routinely abused and robbed of wages. In extreme cases they can be beaten, sexually harassed or even enslaved – all within the borders of the United States.

Food Chains reveals the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of large buyers of produce like fast food and supermarkets. Fast food is big, but supermarkets are bigger – earning $4 trillion globally. They have tremendous power over the agricultural system. Over the past 3 decades they have drained revenue from their supply chain leaving farmworkers in poverty and forced to work under subhuman conditions. Yet many take no responsibility for this.”

Details

Date:
October 21
Time:
1:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Takoma Park Neighborhood Library
416 Cedar St. NW
Washington, DC 20012 United States
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Phone:
202.576.7252
Website:
https://www.dclibrary.org/takomapark