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ECO FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE “PENINSULA PREVIEW” @ THE MASQUE MUIZENBERG
THURSDAY 16th MARCH
We are delighted to be partnering with The Masque Theatre to bring a taste of the South African Eco Film Festival 2017 to the South!
The Chocolate Case 6pm, In 2003 group of young Dutch journalists began a campaign against child slavery in the cocoa industry. Their journey towards a slave-free world cocoa began as part of a report on a current affairs TV program. Combining archival material with new footage and interviews an inspiring story is brought up to date. The film shows how difficult it is to change basic errors and injustices of the global system we live in. But it is not impossible. With a large dose of humor and an unrelenting perseverance they manage to bring the first self-proclaimed slave-free chocolate to market. In ten years the brand 'Tony's Chocolonely' has become the largest chocolate company in the Netherlands and works hand in hand with all involved throughout its supply chain.
Seed: The Untold Story 8pm, Passionate seed keepers are protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. Chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers. A David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food this harrowing and heartening story features reluctant heroes rekindling a lost connection to our most treasured resource and reviving a culture of life.