Thursday, March 17
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Reception 6:00pm // Screening 6:30pm
Presented by Matt Feinstein, one of the Lead filmmakers
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CICLOVIDA: Lifecycle. The film follows the protagonists as they embark on their journey south through
With practically no money and no support crew, the protagonists rely on their resourcefulness and the solidarity of people they meet along the way. They carry with them only the simplest of necessities: their radical ideas and philosophy, collected heirloom seeds, and a video camera. The main characters, Ignacio and Ivania, identify as farmers, poets, musicians, and activists for ecological and social justice. They seek to gather and disseminate thousands of seeds, a wealth of knowledge, and contribute to an invaluable network amongst small agricultural communities of
This stirring narrative captivates its audience, while it unflinchingly conveys the disturbing ecological, economic, and social impacts of large agribusiness practices. It portrays an alternative to the biofuel monocultures that threaten all small farmers, as the triumphant protagonists create significant and sustainable change using what sparse resources available to them.
Matt Feinstein, one of the Lead filmmakers will present the film
Brothers Matt and Loren Feinstein are Ciclovida: Lifecycle’s two lead filmmakers. Loren is a composer and film consultant, with specific experience in educational film, who has worked extensively with the Media Education Foundation, an award winning educational film company. Matt’s past documentary filmmaking includes Work, Dignity & Social Change, Descubrir con Dignidad, adult mentor for Listen Up’s “Beyond Green Youth” media project and numerous short documentaries. Additionally, he has long been deeply involved in various social movements.
You can view the trailer and more info at http://ciclovida.org/en/ciclovida-lifecycle
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Spring 2011 Film Series
Globalization and Power through Latin America Cinema
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
As usual, we will give a short introduction of the film and after the presentation you are welcome to stay for a discussion.
Some films are adult in nature and may not be appropriate for young audiences.
Amigos del Cine Latinoamericano http://amigosdelcinelatinoamericano.blogspot.com/
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