WASTED! The Story of Food Waste
Ticket Prices
General Public:$8.50
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$6.00
Film Info
Program:New Releases
Release Year:2017
Runtime:85 min
Director:Anna Chai
Nari Kye
Producer:Joe Caterini
Lydia Tengalia
Anthony Bourdain
Cinematographer:Tony Hardmon
Alan Jacobsen
Ethan Mills
Editor:Mustafa Bhagat
Laura Deney
Composer:Giulio Carmassi
Bryan Scary
Principal Cast:Dan Barber
Mario Batali
Massimo Bottura
Danny Bowien
Doug Rauch

Please join the Film Society on October 13 at the 7:00pm screening and the post-screening panel discussion about many of the issues examined in Wasted! The Story of Food Waste.

The panel will include:
JoAnne Berkenkamp, Senior Advocate of NRDC's Food & Agriculture Program
Catherine Gunsbury, Director, Sustainability and Transparency, General Mills
DeVon Nolan, Co-Chair, Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council
Jennifer Schmitt, Moderator Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota

Can you imagine if every time you opened your wallet, a third of your cash fell out - and you did nothing about it? Consider the fact that one-third of the food grown annually for human consumption is never eaten - for one reason or another, it ends up in the garbage. That’s $218 billion - or 1.3 billion tons - of food annually. In America, families chuck about 25% of the food and beverages they buy at a cost of $1,365 to $2,275 annually. Yet at the same time, 800 million people around the globe are starving. It’s a problem - but one with no shortage of solutions.

WASTED! The Story of Food Waste aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the the eyes of chef-heroes like Anthony Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system. WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change and shows us how each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century.


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