food & farm film series

posted May 12, 2010

Maine Farmland Trust is excited to announce a creative collaboration with Portland’s SPACE Gallery. From May 20-23, SPACE Gallery will be hosting a Food & Farm film series; and each evening, the feature film will be preceded by one short documentary about a preserved farm, from the series “Meet Your Farmer” – commissioned by MFT and created by Cecily Pingree and Jason Mann. Doors will open at 7pm.

Chase Farm
Thursday, May 20th, 7:30pm – DIRT! THE MOVIE (www.dirtthemovie.org)
Preceded by a screening of “Broadturn Farm”
for which John Piotti, Executive Director of MFT, will give a brief introduction.
Special guests: Cecily Pingree and Jason Mann (film makers of MFT’s farm profiles)
and Stacy Brenner and John Bliss (featured farmers)
Q&A with William Logan author of “Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth”
Friday, May 21st, 7:30pm – INGREDIENTS (www.ingredientsfilm.com)
talk with Guy Hernandez of Bar Lola.
Saturday, May 22nd, 7:30pm – COLONY (http://area23a.com/?p=198)
Q&A with master beekeeper Erin Forbes – Overland Apiaries
Sunday, May 23rd, 7:30pm – END OF THE LINE (www.endoftheline.com)
Q&A with fishermen and researchers.
Tickets are expected to sell out, so please reserve your tickets online through SPACE
(reservations happen through brown paper tickets – scroll down to see these four films listed)