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Planet in Focus with York University Present: Focus on Sustainability Film Festival’ – the annual event with its sophomore theme on food! This entertaining and educating experience features domestic and foreign documentaries, a panel discussion with filmmakers, foodies and academics, as well as prizes provided by Fresh Restaurant, MamaEarth Organics and Front Door Organics and more!

Please join us on Friday, March 1st, 2013 in the Nat Taylor Cinema (North Ross 102 at York University) from 9:00am to 4:30pm.

$2 for all day access.

The films:

  • Bitter Seeds (9:00am)
    Click here to watch the Trailer
  • Love Meat Ender (10:50am)
    Click here to watch the Trailer
  • Urban Roots (12:10pm)
    Click here to watch Trailer
  • Short film: Teo in Toronto by Min Sook Lee
  • Sushi: The Global Catch (3:00pm)
    Click here to watch the Trailer

Our panel discussion will start at 1:30pm.


  • Michael Stadtlander (Chef and activist)
  • Lawrence Andres (Harmony Organics)
  • Carly Dunster (Food Lawyer)

We will also be joined, via Skype, by Mark Hall for a brief question and answer session after the showing of his film, Sushi: The Global Catch.

Door Prizes:

Many thanks to our supporters for providing these great door prizes!

  • Big Carrot: $100 gift certificate
  • Farmhouse Tavern: Brunch gift certificate for two
  • Free Times Cafe: Brunch gift certificate for two
  • Fresh Restaurant: 60$ Gift Card / Reusable Bag / Cookbook
  • Front Door Organics: $100 gift basket and bag
  • MamaEarth Organics: $121 gift certificate


Organizing Committee

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