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October 2, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Farmer Marty Travis watches his land and community fall victim to the pressures of agribusiness. Determined to create a proud legacy for his son, Marty transforms his profitless wasteland and pioneers the sustainable food movement in Chicago. NR / 96 min. Free to attend. Filmmaker Matt Wechsler will be in attendance for a post-show conversation.
Presented by the Illinois State University Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology. With support from the College of Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Initiative Grant, films from this series are part of a semester-long focus on Food Justice and Sustainability at Illinois State University. These films depict deep inequalities and environmental hazards of our global food system. They also offer hope for a future of farming that healthful and sustainable for both people and the planet.