An Acquired Taste

70 Minutes
Filmmaker: Vanessa Lemaire
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Why kill your own food? A new, mindful generation of teens defy factory farming and turn to hunting as a way of connecting with the source of their sustenance. Nick, Alex and Ashlie leave behind their modern lives and embark on a journey that is foreign to their parents. To make a humane kill, these animal lovers confront tormenting ethics and their worst nightmares, partly to eat dinner and partly to carve out their own identities.

Screens on Sunday, October 30 during BLOCK 14, which begins at  1:30 pm – The Frank Center on the Shepherd University Campus.

Seed: The Untold Story

2016 Audience Choice Award

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93 Minutes
Filmmakers: Taggart Siegel and Jon Betz

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Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds, worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. This film follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food.

Screens on Sunday, October 23 during Block 10, which begins at 6:30 pm at Reynolds Hall on the Shepherd University Campus.