First of all, the result of our poll is that more people wanted the film to start at 7:30, so that’s where it stays. Doors open at 7:00 when food is available for those who want it.
Our film this month, on May 8th, is In Our Hands – Seeding Change. This documentary was made in conjunction with the Land Workers’ Alliance
to bring people together to think about their food, and to challenge the myth that the industrial food system is the best or only way to produce it. It’s the inspiring story behind the blood, sweat and tears of both seventh generation British farmers and new entrants to the farming world. Together they are rethinking their lives and livelihood from the soil upwards, working to “…bring back life to the soil, a fair wage to the farmer and flavour to the tomato”.
The film will be followed by a discussion.
Vegetarian Food will be served before the film, from 7:00 pm. This month it’s authentic Eritrean Injera, a flatbread with lentils and vegetables that’s eaten by hand. I’m told it’s spicy with a little heat, and very tasty. The meal with tea or coffee is £3.50.
Our Venue is the Stonehouse lecture theatre in “C” block of Portland Square building, Plymouth University, which is just behind the Sherwell Centre on North Hill, and the entrance is in “A” block. We’re here in collaboration with MegaReach called Films For Change; Megareach provides the venue, Plymouth Radical Cinema provides the film, which is followed by a discussion.
Here is a link to the University map:
If you’re coming by car there’s free parking in the Babbage car park after 6:00 pm.
Plymouth Radical Cinema is at 7:30 on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, showing a wide variety of films you won’t usually find aat the multiplex. If you like the fact that we exist, come along, enjoy the films and tell your friends. It’s always free, though we accept donations to cover costs and bring you better films. If you want to suggest a film with a radical edge you’d like us to show, we’d be happy to consider it.
The film for June will be Sissako’s Timbuktu.