Grow Hopeful at the 2014 One Earth Film Festival

See the film Growing Cities at a Pre-Fest Screening!

GrowingCitiesDominican University is hosting a screening of Growing Cities at The Lund Auditorium, 7900 Division St, River Forest, IL,on Tuesday, February 18 at 7 p.m. Reserve ticket. Join this Facebook event to receive news and updates.

Prior to the film, Dominican will host an indoor farmer’s market starting at 6p.m.  Come meet the folks from Gretta’s Goats, Sugarland Bakery, Sugar Beet Co-Op, Three Queens Organic Maple Syrup, Blue Max Coffee – among others. After the hour-long film, stay for a discussion and meet the local farmers who are building Chicago’s urban agriculture and community garden movement.

While this pre-fest screening is FREE, seating is limited, so please reserve your ticket using the link.

This film will be screened again during the One Earth Film Festival on Saturday March 8, 2014 at 2-4pm at Institute for Cultural Affairs – ICA Greenrise in Chicago AND Sunday March 9, 2014 at 3-5pm at West Suburban Temple Har Zion in River Forest. Reserve ticket.

Filmmakers Dan Susman and Andrew Monbouquette take a road trip to meet the men and women who are challenging the way this country grows and distributes its food, one vacant city lot, rooftop garden, and backyard chicken coop at a time.

Join the filmmakers as they discover that good food isn’t the only crop these urban visionaries are harvesting. Urban farmers are producing stronger and more vibrant communities, too.

Directed By Dan Susman /2013 / 60 minutes

This film will be screened again during the One Earth Film Festival on Saturday March 8, 2014 at 2-4pm at Institute for Cultural Affairs – ICA Greenrise in Chicago AND Sunday March 9, 2014 at 3-5pm at West Suburban Temple Har Zion in River Forest. Reserve ticket

For more information on the film, please visit the official documentary website.

Growing Cities Trailer from Growing Cities Movie on Vimeo.

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