NFI to Host Film Screening about DC Urban Gardening

August 15, 2009

Author: Neighborhood Farm Initiative

Category: General News

Please join us for an evening of film, local light fare and drinks, and live music, with a focus on locally-produced food and community gardening. The Neighborhood Farm Initiative will present the short film “Food Justice: A Growing Movement” and a very special 30-minute work-in-progress screening of the locally-filmed documentary “A Community of Gardeners,” which explores the vital role of seven urban community gardens in Washington, D.C. The screening will be followed by a Q & A with the filmmaker, Cintia Cabib.

The event will take place at the Letelier Theater in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening, August 27, 2009. The Letelier Theater is located inGeorgetown at 3251 Prospect Street, N.W. For directions and parking information, visit http://www.leteliertheater.com/. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Program and screenings at 7:30. Tickets $15 with small surcharge for online sales. Details and presale tickets available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/77293. Cash or check accepted at the door, if seats are still available.

Proceeds benefit programming of the Neighborhood Farm Initiative and the production of “A Community of Gardeners.” Visit Neighborhood Farm Initiative on the web at http://www.neighborhoodfarm.110mb.com/ and learn more about “A Community of Gardeners” at http://communityofgardeners.com/. This screening is part of the Local Food Film Series, a program of the Local Food Project at Airlie. Special thanks to Media That Matters Film Festival for providing use of “Food Justice: A Growing Movement.”

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