LI AgriCULTURE - FRUITS OF LABOR - FREE Online Film Screening & Pre-Recorded Panel Discussion

Available for Streaming Now Thru November 30th
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Showings

Virtual Screening Room Thu, Nov 18 - Tue, Nov 30
Links to both the film and discussion are provided in your email order confirmation.

Description

Fruits of Labor

LI AgriCULTURE: Celebrating Local Foods with the Power of Film

FREE Online Film Screening & Pre-recorded panel discussion with Angel Reyes Rivas, Rural & Migrant Ministry and Miguel, founder of the Long Island Farm Workers Cooperative

Presented by Cinema Arts Centre and Rural & Migrant Ministry in partnership with ChooseLI and the Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning and made possible with support from the Long Island Community Foundation

Available for online viewing through November 30th, 2021

Admission is FREE (Click "Buy Tickets" for FREE registration.)

For the next installment of our LI AgriCULTURE series, the Cinema Arts Centre is proud to be joining forces with Rural Migrant Ministry for a screening and discussion about agricultural labor. The 4th program in this series, the screening & discussion will be available to stream online through November 30th. Watch the film then tune-in to a pre-recorded Zoom discussion with a panel of experts. Both links are provided in your email order confirmation.

Fruits of Labor is a coming of age documentary about Ashley, an American teenager in California, who dreams of graduating from high school and going to college. As Ashley’s family struggles with poverty, the threat of family separation due to increased deportations in her community forces her to become the breadwinner for her family, working days in the strawberry fields and nights at a food processing company. A lyrical meditation on adolescence, nature and ancestral forces, the film asks, what does it mean to come into one’s power as a working young woman of color in the wealthiest nation in the world?

Make sure to stay tuned for more events in our new program series, LI AgriCULTURE.

LI AgriCULTURE: Celebrating Local Foods with the Power of Film engages our community in Long Island’s rich landscape of sustainable food production through the power of documentary film, helping to foster pride in our shared agricultural and aquacultural heritage, and inspiring us to choose more local foods. Presenting dynamic documentary screening and discussion programs, virtually and in a variety of locations, our program will connect audiences to local food producers and encourage and empower our community to include more locally and sustainably produced foods in our daily diets. Learn more: https://cinemaartscentre.org/li_agriculture/

  

For more info on the Rural and Migrant Ministry, please reach out to Angel Reyes Rivas at rmmangelr@gmail.com.

For more info on the Long Island Farm Workers Collective, visit https://www.facebook.com/lifwc/