¿Qué culpa tiene el tomate? (From the Land to Your Table) (2009), a documentary screening, as part of the Spanish Film Club Festival by Pragda
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Date: Saturday, November 10th, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Room 132, Hendricks Center for the Arts
Sponsored by: Modern Languages and Literatures / Contact: Amy Tibbitts 363-2080
Contact: Amy L. Tibbitts
From the Land to Your Table is the first documentary of its kind in that it shows the perspectives of seven majorly talented filmmakers and directors from all over Latin America as they capture the conditions and cultural diversity of popular produce markets in their individual countries. Each segment in this brilliantly executed documentary smorgasbord retains its own unique style and tone as it leads the viewer through the fascinating stories of the foods that eventually wind up on our tables. "The tomato goes from the plant to our table". This was the starting point and from there every participating country tells its own story. In the meantime, a whole new world starts to reveal itself in every chosen character, in every image, in every search and in every intention, leading the viewer through diverse economic conditions and the fascinating life stories of both the foods that we eat, as well as the people who sell and produce them.
Directed by: Alejo Hoijman, Josué Mendez, Carolina Navas, Paola Vieira, Alejandra Szeplaki, Jorge Coira & Marcos Loayza Montoya
Running Time: 107 minutes
This event is free and open to the campus and community.
Spanish Film Club (SFC), an initiave by PRAGDA, supports and facilitates the organization of Spanish and Latin American Film Festivals in universities and cultural institutions in North America. The project's ultimate goal is to introduce students and a generally broader audience to the cultures of these territories and to create a stable exhibition platform of the latest Spanish and Portuguese language cinema in Canada and the U.S.