Slow Food NAU dishes up film festival

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To increase awareness of locally grown and sustainable foods, the Slow Food NAU student group is bringing a Flagstaff Food Film Festival to campus.

The festival will showcase local chefs, guest speakers, food initiatives, highlight current agriculture systems and share the recipe for a more sustainable food system.

Featured films include King CornBig RiverThe Real Dirt on Farmer John, Our Daily Bread, Fresh, The Gift From Talking God-The Story of the Navajo Churro, The Garden, Flagstaff Community Supported Agriculture and The Price of Sugar.

Films are free, open to the public and will show from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, and from noon to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Cline Library Assembly Hall. No tickets are required.

On Saturday, local chefs will be on hand to share their experiences using locally grown food, and guest speaker Curt Ellis, co-producer and star of King Corn andBig River, will discuss slow food and making movies about it.

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