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Posted June 7, 2018.
“Eating Animals opened my eyes and took my breath away. It presents an urgent and mandatory lesson.” -- Alice Waters
Eating Animals, a new documentary inspired by Jonathan Safran Foer's bestselling book, begins with a single question: where do our eggs, dairy, and meat really come from? To answer this, director Christopher Quinn travels around the globe - from China to Sweden - in order to fully understand what impact an industry that processes more than 50 billion animals a year has on the environment, the economy, and our health.
Produced and narrated by Academy Award winner Natalie Portman, Eating Animals spotlights individuals from a growing movement of local farmers devoted to bringing their trade - and the way we eat - back to its roots.
On Sunday, June 17th join New America NYC at the IFC Center for an exclusive screening of Eating Animals followed by a conversation with some of New York's champions for a new narrative around ethical farming, animal rights, and clean, savory eating.
Following the conversation, please join us for a reception at OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria, at One Fifth Avenue.
Christopher Quinn @EatingAnimalsUS
Director, Eating Animals
Rachel Atcheson @r_atcheson
Former Animal Welfare Liaison for Mayor Bill de Blasio
Launched "Meatless Mondays" in NYC Schools
Brenda Beener, "Chef B" @SeasonedVegan
Founder & Executive Chef, Seasoned Vegan
Harlem's first vegan restaurant
TED Fellow, Founder & CEO, Abe's Meats
Purveyor of ethically sourced Halal and Kosher meats
Eating Animals: A Social Cinema Screening
SUNDAY JUNE 17, 2018
2:00 p.m. Opening Remarks
2:10 p.m. Screening
3:45 p.m. Conversation
IFC Center, 323 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10014
(Photo Credit: Eating Animals: A Social Cinema Screening)