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Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story – Gasworks Backyard Cinema

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Grant Baldwin / Canada, UK, USA / 2014 / 73 mins / English / Documentary

Friday 4 march, gates open 7pm. film begins at sunset (approx 8.45pm)
gasworks arts park

Abundance is the success story of the human species, but how much food do we actually waste? Canadian food lovers, Jen and Grant, dumpster-dive head first into the issue of consumption and wastage, by surviving solely on food waste for six months. Deliciously entertaining and deeply shocking, the film examines the way we grow, cultivate and purchase our food, and how the food we throw away is having a devastating effect on the earth. In a nation where one in ten people is food insecure, Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story, reminds us that the revolution starts at home.

co-presented by hraff and gasworks backyard cinema

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Tickets: Full $20, Concession $18

Film Rating: PG

Deckchairs: Patrons are more than welcome to bring along deckchairs, blankets and picnics. However we do ask that patrons with high deckchairs position themselves towards the back of the park, to ensure they don’t block the view of patrons without them.

Food: There will be a selection of mobile food vendors on site offering dinner and dessert options.

Access: Gasworks Access Policy can be viewed here. 

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