FOOD-AND-FARMING DOUBLE FEATURE: In honor of Thanksgiving MIT’s Urban Film Series will be screening two films related to the food we eat and the people who grow it. Thur 11/15, 6pm, MIT Room 3-133:
- TRUCK FARM (2011) tells the story of a new generation of quirky urban farmers in New York City. Directed by Ian Cheney.
- DIRT! The Movie (2009) investigates the miraculous substance we all take for granted, and asks, “How can humans reconnect to dirt?” Narrated by Jaimie Lee Curtis, inspired by William Bryant Logan’s acclaimed book Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth; directed by Gene Rosow (40 minute version).
As a teaser, see the TRUCK FARM TRAILER here!