Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story
UK Green Film Festival
Wed 04 May 2016
A nationwide celebration for film lovers and green thinkers.
Canada, UK, USA, 2014, 75 mins, dir. Grant Baldwin
We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the bin?
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. They pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away. In a nation where one in 10 people is food insecure, the images they capture of squandered groceries are both shocking and strangely compelling.
But as Grants addictive personality turns full tilt towards food rescue, the thrill of the find has unexpected consequences.
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