Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Exposé on Coffee Trade Inequities

Community Cinema Series: Black Gold
TOPIC: Exposé on Coffee Trade Inequities
DATE: March 22, 2007
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

LOCATION: Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum, Lindell & DeBaliviere
NOTES: Black Gold is a screening of the new Community Cinema Series. This documentary by Nick Francis and Marc Francis traces one man's fight for fair trade in the multi-billion-dollar coffee industry. As Westerners revel in designer lattes and cappuccinos, Ethiopian coffee subsist in poverty. Panelists who will lead a discussion after the documentary include representatives from Kaldi's, Plowsharers, League of Voters, and Washington University Students for Fair Trade.This new Community Cinemas Series is presented by KETC/Channel 9 and the Missouri Historical Society, in collaboration with Independent Lens, ITVS, and FOCUS St. Louis. Screenings are on Thursday evenings.

Cost: Free
For more information: Call 314-746-4599 or visit www.mohistory.org


Nupur said...

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slowfoodstl said...

Thanks! We are happy to finally have a website where we can share the news about the Slow Food mission. Hope to meet you soon at a future event.