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Opening Weekend Events


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We are thrilled to share with you all of the events, parties, protests and panels happening opening weekend! Find your city below, get a ticket then join an event! Email foodchainsfilm@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

OPENING NOVEMBER 21ST

 

Bakersfield, CA

Maya Cinema 16

Friday, November 21, 7:20PM

Camila Chavez (Dolores Huerta Foundation)

Al Hernandez (Community Equity Initiative Director)

Fausto Sanchez (Indigenous Community Worker)

CRLA

 

Bonita Springs, FL

Prado Stadium 12

Friday November 22, 4:00PM & 6:45PM

Lucas Benitez (co-founder of the Coalition of Immokalee workers, feat, in Food Chains)

 

Saturday, November 22, 6:45PM

Lucas Benitez (co-founder of the Coalition of Immokalee workers, feat, in Food Chains)

 

PROTEST/ACTION: Publix Protest Sunday at 2pm at the Center of Bonita Springs (3304 Bonita Beach Rd. – Bonita Beach & 41).

 

Chicago, IL

Schererville 12 Theater

 

Dallas, TX

AMC Mesquite 30

 Friday, November 21, 8:00PM

Nely Rodriguez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Claudia Saenz (Student/Farmworker Alliance)

Juan Cardoza (Workers Defense Project)

Tricia Medrano (Chiapas International),

Tanya Meurer (Journalist)

 

Saturday, November 22, 11:00AM

Nely Rodriguez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Claudia Saenz (Student/Farmworker Alliance)

 

PROTEST/ACTION: Join us in protesting Wendy’s. Meet at 1800 N Belt Line Rd, Mesquite, TX 75149

 

Fort Worth, TX

Cinema Latino Fort Worth

IN SPANISH

 

Houston, TX

AMC Gulf Pointe 30

Friday November 21, 7:30PM

Hamilton Fish, executive producer of Food Chains.

 

Saturday, November 22, 7:30PM

Hamilton Fish, executive producer of Food Chains.

 

Sunday, November 23, 7:30PM

Hamilton Fish (Producer, Food Chains)

Nely Rodriguez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Claudia Saenz (Student/Farmworker Alliance)

 

Irvine, CA

Starplex Cinemas, Irvine Woodbridge 5

Monday, November, 24, 7:30PM

Lupe Gonzalo (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Pedro Lopez (Student/Farmworker Alliance)

 

Los Angeles, CA

Laemmle Playhouse 7

Friday, November 21, 7:30PM

Thomas Saenz (MALDEF)

Lupe Gonzalo (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Elena Stein (Alliance for Fair Food)

 

Saturday, November 22, 5:20PM

See the film in theaters, then come to Whole Foods for the after party with wine, canapes and a conversation with:

David Damien Figueroa (MALDEF, Executive Producer of Food Chains),

Jon Esformes (Operating Partner of Pacific Tomato Growers, featured in Food Chains)

 

Saturday, November 22, 7:30PM

Lupe Gonzalo (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Stein (Alliance for Fair Food)

 

Sunday, November 23, 1:00PM

Joann Lo (Food Chains Worker Alliance),

Lupe Gonzalo (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Elena Stein (Alliance for Fair Food)

 

Miami, FL

Coral Gables Theater

Saturday, November 22, 1:00PM

PROTEST/ACTION: Join the Alliance for Fair Food for a march and screening. Email joe@sfalliance for more info.

 

Pasadena, TX

Cinema Latino Pasadena

IN SPANISH

 

New York City

The Quad Theater

Friday, November 21, 7:45PM

Smriti Keshari (Producer, Food Chains),

Eric Schlosser (Author, Fast Food Nation),

Barry Estabrook (Author, Tomatoland),

Gerardo Reyes Chavez (CIW Member & Film Subject)

PROTEST/ACTION: March straight from the theater to a candlelight vigil at Wendy’s will follow the screening.

 

Saturday, November 22, 1:00PM

Michael Pollan (Author, The Omnivore’s Dilemma),

Gerardo Reyes Chavez (CIW Member & Film Subject),

Diana Robinson (Food Chain Workers Alliance),

Sanjay Rawal (Director, Food Chains)

PROTEST/ACTION: March to Wendy’s at Union Square to follow.

 

Saturday, November 22, 7:45PM

Dr. Marion Nestle (Author of Food Politics),

Sanjay Rawal (Director, Food Chains),

Smriti Keshari (Producer, Food Chains),

Gerardo Reyes Chavez (CIW Member & Film Subject)

 

Sunday November 23, 1:00PM

Heriberto Gonzalez (Rural Migrant Ministry)

 

Sunday November 23, 7:45PM

Amy Goodman (Host of Democracy Now),

Gerardo Reyes Chavez (CIW Member & Film Subject)

Gina Belafonte, (Film Producer)

 

New York City

IFC Center Theater

Saturday, November 22, 12:40PM

See Food Chains in Spanish!

 

Phoenix, AX

AMC Arizona Center 24

 

Friday, November 21, 8:00PM

Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers

 

Orlando, FL

AMC Altamonte Mall

Friday, November 21, 8:00PM

Julia de la Cruz (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Claire Comiskey (Alliance for Fair Food)

Gabriel Raquel Rios (NFVM)

 

Saturday, November 22, 8:00PM

Julia de la Cruz ((Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Claire Comiskey (Alliance for Fair Food)

Heather Bryan (NFVM)

 

Sunday, November 23

PROTEST/ACTION: Join us for a protest at Publix at Lake Eola at 4:30 pm. 400 E. Central Blvd.

 

Tampa, FL

AMC Veterans

Friday, November 21, 8:00PM

Silvia Perez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Joe Parker (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Rev. Bernice Powell Jackson (Former President of World Council of Churches)

Amanda Sliby (Tampa Bay Fair Food)

 

PROTEST/ACTION: Before the screening, meet at Publix at Twelve Oaks Plaza for a protest!. Meet at 5:30PM at 7018 W. Waters Avenue.

 

Saturday, November 22, 8:00PM

Wilson Perez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Joe Parker (Student/Farmworker Alliance)

 

Sunday, November 23, 3pm

Silvia Perez

Joe Parker

Rabbi Michael Torop (Temple Beth El)

 

Sunday, November 23, 8:00PM

Silvia Perez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Joe Parker (Student/Farmworker Alliance)

 

Washington, DC

West End Cinemas

Friday, November 21, 1:00PM

Santiago Perez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Carmen Mason, (DC Fair Food)

 

Friday, November 21, 3:20PM

Carmen Mason, (DC Fair Food)

 

Friday, November 21, 7:20PM

Karen Finney (MSNBC)

Sanjay Rawal (Director, Food Chains)

Santiago Perez & Marley Moynahan (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Arthur Allen (Author, RIPE)

 

Reception to follow at Boveda Bar at the Westin Georgetown.

 

Saturday, November 22, 3:20PM

Santiago Perez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Patricia Cipollitti (DC Fair Food)

 

PROTEST/ACTION: After the screening we will head to an event to call on Wendy’s to join the Fair Food Program. Join us at GW Plaza at the Foggy Bottom Metro Station.

 

Saturday, November 22, 7:20PM

Sanjay Rawal (Director, Food Chains)

Marley Moynahan (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Greg Kaufman (The Nation)

 

Sunday, November 23, 3:20PM

Santiago Perez & Marley Moynahan (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Sarah Carlin (DC Fair Food)

 

Sunday, November 23, 7:20PM

Santiago Perez & Marley Moynahan (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

 

 OPENING NOVEMBER 28TH

 

Aurora, CO

Cinema Latino Aurora

IN SPANISH

 

Saturday, November 29, 7:00PM

Santiago Perez (Alliance for Fair Food)

Yaissy Solis (Alliance for Fair Food)

Denver Fair Food Representative

 

Boulder, CO

The Dairy Center for the Arts

 

Denver, CO

SIE Film Center

Friday, November 28, 7:00PM

Santiago Perez (CIW)

Yaissy Solis (Alliance for Fair Food)

Denver Fair Food Representative

 

PROTEST/ACTION: Join us for a march to Wendy’s after the screening.

 

Sunday, November 30, 7:00PM

Santiago Perez (Alliance for Fair Food)

Yaissy Solis (Alliance for Fair Food)

Denver Fair Food Representative

 

Minneapolis, MN

St Anthony Main Theater

ALL TIMES TENTATIVE

Friday, November 28, 5:00PM & 7:00PM

Nely Rodriguez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Claudia Saenz (Student/Farmworker Alliance)

 

Saturday, November 29, 3:00PM, 5:00PM & 7:00PM

Nely Rodriguez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Claudia Saenz (Student/Farmworker Alliance)

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha

 

Pittsburg, CA

Maya Cinemas Century Plaza 16

 

Portland, OR

Clinton Street Theater

 

Salinas, CA

Maya Cinemas Salinas 14

Friday, November 22, 7:20PM

Alegria Cruz (ALRB)

Pearl Khan

Jesus Lopez (CRLA)

with the help of the CRLA

 

San Diego, CA
Media Arts Center

Saturday, November 29, 8:00PM

Sanjay Rawal (Director, Food Chains)

Sunday, November 30, 8:00PM

Ellen Gustafson (Co-Founder: Food Tank, FEED)

 

San Francisco, CA

The Roxie Theater

Friday, November 28, 7:00PM

Gerardo Reyes Chavez (CIW Member & Film Subject)

Sanjay Rawal (Director, Food Chains)

Maisie Ganzier (Bon Appetit Management Company)

 

Saturday, November 29, 1:00PM

SPANISH SHOWING

Gerardo Reyes Chavez (CIW Member & Film Subject)

Samuel Orozco (Radio Billingue)

 

PROTEST/ACTION: After the screening, join us in a march to Food, Co.

 

Saturday, November 29, 7:00PM

Gerardo Reyes Chavez (CIW Member & Film Subject)

Smriti Keshari (Producer, Food Chains)

 

Sunday, November 30, 7:00PM

Gerardo Reyes Chavez (CIW Member & Film Subject)

 

OPENING DECEMBER 4TH

 

Columbus, OH

Gateway Film Center

 

 


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