An Acquired Taste

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Roxie Theater Sat, Apr 16, 2016 3:30 PM
Film Info
Director:Vanessa Lemaire
Year of Production:2016
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Topic:Future of Food
Bay Area
Running Time:77 min.


Why kill your own food? An Acquired Taste delves into the inner conflicts of a new urban breed in the San Francisco Bay Area: locavore hunters. Defying factory farms, a young, mindful generation learns to hunt as a way of connecting with the source of their sustenance. Vanessa Lemarie's feature debut is a profound reflection on what makes us human.

DISCUSSION WITH: Vanessa Lemarie, director/producer; and many of the characters in the film.

5:00pm World Premiere Reception

Please join Green Film Fest, director Vanessa Lemarie and guests from the film in our FestHQ at 518 Valencia. Entry is complimentary for all Festival pass or ticket holders.

Community Partners:

Bay Area Women in Film & Media | Eat Real Festival | French Embassy in the United States | Impact HUB Berkeley

Included Shorts

Jungle Stairs (2min) More

Additional Information

Initially trained as a conservationist, Vanessa Lemaire's debut was in front of the camera as a host for French TV environmental show Ushuaia Nature in 1998. Since graduating in film from San Francisco State University in 2006, Lemaire has worked as a director, writer, cinematographer and editor producing commissioned shorts for environmental organizations worldwide. An Acquired Taste marks her debut as a feature-film producer/director for which she was awarded a fellowship by The Moving Picture Institute.