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HEN Film Feastival 2019

Date: October 27, 2019

  • Location: Science History Institute

HEN’s 13th Annual Film Feastival and Awards Ceremony

  • Theme: Connecting the Dots: Food, Health, Agriculture, Environment & Climate
  • When: Sunday, Oct. 27, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia (walkable: 0.9 miles from the Convention Center)
  • Pending 2 CPEU

 Featured Films:

Straws, by Linda Booker (32 minutes) http://www.strawsfilm.com/ about the planetary and public health impacts of single use plastics; and, Right to Harm, Executive producer Mark Bittman and directed by Matt Wechsler and Annie Speicher (33 minutes) https://righttoharm.film/, exposes the devastating public health impact of factory farming on disadvantaged citizens throughout the United States.
Both films and panelists will foster discussion of climate impacts, racial and environmental injustice, and policy action steps we can take home to our communities.
  1. Ebony Griffin: Staff attorney, The Public Interest Law Center https://www.pubintlaw.org/people/ebony-griffin/  
  2. Nic Esposito: Zero Waste and Litter Director for the City of Philadelphia, and co-manager of Emerald Street Community Farm in Kensington
    2010 TEDx: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Jibmiiu2uw  
  3. Judy Wicks: Philadelphia’s "Founding Mother of Sustainability", founder of the White Dog Café and the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), and author of Good Morning, Beautiful Business. Voices of hope in time of crisis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFsXix_1zso & https://generocity.org/philly/2016/02/16/judy-wicks-funding-social-entrepreneurs/

Film screening will be preceded by a reception with a sustainably sourced menu, and libations provided by Feast Your Eyes http://www.feastyoureyescatering.com/, networking and awards ceremony. Book sales and signing with Judy Wicks following panel discussion.

 Registration Fees:
  • Early registration through September 30, 2019
  • Registration will close on  Sunday, October 20, 2019
 Early Registration  Late Registration
 HEN Member: $30 HEN Member: $40
 HEN Student Member: $30 HEN Student Member $40
 Academy Member: $40 Academy Member: $50
 Academy Student Member: $30 Academy Student Member: $40
 Non-Member: $40 Non-Member: $50
For more information about the event, visit hendpg.org or contact Kate Waugaman at waugamankate@gmail.com.

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For assistance registering for the event,  please  contact DPGMIGRelations@eatright.org.

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