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Carlo Petrini, Founder of Slow Food

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution @ CMA

Slow Food folks might be interested in this film. It's screening at the The Cleveland Museum of Art this Wednesday...

Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution
Wednesday, February 3, 6:45
Cleveland Museum of Art, Morely Lecture Hall

Directed by Jean-Paul Jaud. This "cheerfully one-sided film" (New York Times) shows what happens when the mayor of a French village decrees that all lunches in the school cafeteria will be organic and locally grown.

"The tone is gentle, the music French, and the food shot so delectably that you can all but smell the freshly baked bread" –Bob Mondello, NPR.

Cleveland theatrical premiere. (France, 2008, color, subtitles, DVD, 112 min.).

Admission $8; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, and students $6; or one CMA Film Series voucher.

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