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Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

UK Green Film Festival

Wed 04 May 2016






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Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

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UK Green Film Festival

A nationwide celebration for film lovers and green thinkers. 

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

+ Q&A with local food waste activists & MoCC

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 Grant’s addictive personality turns full tilt towards food rescue, the ‘thrill of the find’ has unexpected consequences.

Showing Times

  • Wed 4 May: 8pm



Studio 74 is no ordinary cinema. As proud supporters of independent film,  we offer exposure for emerging local and national filmmakers and treat our audiences to a unique and diverse viewing experience. Watch out for handpicked short films prior to selected feature screenings.

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Venue: Exeter Phoenix, Studio 74


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