NYC Premiere Week! WOAO? is almost HERE!!
“What’s Organic About Organic?” is on the brinks of kicking off its national tour with a week-long premiere at HERE
‘s Dorothy B. Williams Theater in New York City from June 21st to 27th and we’d love to see you there!
The premiere will also serve as the launch of the film’s Screen & Green
campaign, which aims to partner with local organizations and companies nation-wide and encourage the audience to take the next step beyond watching the film and become an engaged participant in the organic food movement.
The film’s premiere week will also include a Summer Solstice Celebration on June 21st and a post-screening fundraising party for NOFA-NY on June 25th at HERE’s adjoining café, Dom Hudson Square. A $20 donation is requested to come enjoy a free drink and local, organic food grown by several farmers in the film.
Screening Dates: June 21 – 27, 2010
Time: 7:00pm / additional matinee screening at 2:00pm on June 26th & 27th
Location: HERE, Dorothy B. Williams Theater,145 Avenue of the Americas (enter on Dominick Street one block south of Spring), New York, NY, 10013
Post-Screening Schedule of Panelists
Monday, June 21 – 7pm screening
Topic: The challenges of bringing organic food to the NYC population, the trend of urban farming and the replicability/scalability of the organic farming model
Executive Director, Just Food
Co-Founder of Food Systems NYC and Founder, Baum Forum
, Social Justice Coordinator, CATA, Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas
Tuesday, June 22 – 7pm screening
Topic: Organic farming as a solution for climate change
, Program Coordinator, Urban Design Lab of Columbia’s Earth Institute
, Environmental Health Scientist, Consumer’s Union and “character” in WOAO?
Wednesday, June 23 – 7pm screening
Topic: The ability of farmers’ markets to create a direct relationship between people and their food and farmers
Operations Manager, Greenmarket Program, GrowNYC
NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets
Farm to Market Manager, Watershed Agricultural Council
Thursday, June 24 – 7pm screening
Topic: Restaurants and organic farming
Director of Sustainability, Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group
Co-Founder & Executive Director, Added Value
Friday, June 25 – 7pm screening, for NOFA-NY fundraiser to follow at 9pm
Topic: Reconnecting urban and rural food systems
Chef, Back Forty and Savoy, Member of Chef’s Collaborative
Communications Coordinator, Brooklyn Food Coalition
Saturday, June 26 – 2pm matinée
Topic: The benefits of organic food for child health and development
Saturday, June 26 – 7pm screening
Topic: The benefits of a field-to-fork relationship
Sunday, June 27 – 2pm matinee
Topic: Composting and urban farming
Sunday, June 27 – 7pm screening
Topic: Organic nutrition and food retail
Marty Mesh, Executive Director, Florida Organic Growers, Co-producer and “character” in WOAO?