Agrarian Trust

The Ethics of What we Eat: Film Screening in Boston 3/19

Next Thursday, March 19, Boston University will host a screening of What’s for Dinner? (Jian Yi, 2013, 27 min.) – a short documentary about the climate, public health, ethical, and human impacts of rapidly growing consumption of meat in China and the increasing industrialization agriculture. The screening will be followed by a conversation with the film’s producer, Mia MacDonald, executive director and founder of Brighter Green, a public policy action tank that works to raise awareness of and encourage policy action on issues that span the environment, animals, and sustainability, and Alex Blanchette, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Studies at Tufts University and author of the forthcoming Porkopolis: Standardized Life, American Animality, and the “Factory” Farm. Moderated by Ben Siegel, Assistant Professor of History at Boston University.

The Film will be shown at 6 p.m. at the BU College of Communication, 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101