By Ratha Lehall On Wednesday 27 May, the Frontline Club hosted a preview screening of Food Chains, a documentary which gives a revealing insight into the working conditions of farm labourers in the US. The film also follows a campaign against a powerful supermarket chain led by a workers’ movement in Immokalee, Florida. The screening was followed by a Q&A […]
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Sanjay Rawal and producer Eric Schlosser.
There is so much interest in food today but very little interest in the hands that pick it. Featuring Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, and actress/advocate Eva Longoria, the award-winning documentary Food Chains exposes the horrific abuses farmworkers face and reveals the forces behind that exploitation: the $4 trillion global supermarket industry.
By Antje Bormann Environmental problems are often spoken of in rather sweeping terms, perhaps none more so than issues related to the rainforests. ‘Up in Smoke’, a documentary screened at the Frontline Club last night clears up some of the confusion about the issue. Adam Wakeling’s film accompanies British tropical ecologist Mike Hands, who developed an alternative […]