The Ants and the Grasshopper

Hosted by Edible Communities in Partnership with Muloma Heritage Center

When

December 1, 7:00 PM CST

Price

Free Screening

Available in

Worldwide except United Kingdom

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About the event

Join Edible Communities nationwide for a virtual screening of The Ants and the Grasshopper, an award winning film by filmmakers Raj Patel and Zak Piper, on December 1st. The film is presented in partnership with The Muloma Heritage Center. The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Zak Piper and Muloma Founders on the connection of climate to kitchen and their work to preserve and protect Black foodways through agricultural land preservation and more. We hope you enjoy this free event and encourage you to donate generously to the work of Muloma Heritage Center. Suggested donation $15 per viewer.

About the film

How do you change someone's mind about the most important thing in the world? Anita Chitaya has a gift: she can change farmers' minds about what to grow, she can change what people love to eat, and she can even persuade men to fight for gender equality. Now, to save her home in Malawi from extreme weather, she faces her greatest challenge: persuading Americans that climate change is real.

Genre

Documentary

Runtime

1h 14m

Released

2021

Director

Raj Patel, Zak Piper

Producer

Raj Patel, Peter Mazunda, Zak Piper, Rachel Wexler

Cast

Anita Chitaya

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