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Incredible Edible Film Fest: Open Sesame

  • Revelstoke Community Centre 600 Campbell Avenue Revelstoke, BC, V0E 2S0 Canada (map)

Open Sesame – The Story of Seeds is a feature length documentary about a tiny part of the food chain with a big impact: SEEDS. 

Directed by award-winning filmmaker Sean Kaminsky, the film looks at the exceptional challenges that face seeds and our food supply. 

According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN), approximately 90 percent of the fruit and vegetable varieties that existed 100 years ago are gone. Heritage grain is near extinction. Meanwhile, GMO crops threaten traditional varieties via cross-contamination and patents prevent small farmers from breeding new varieties. Yet seed diversity is essential to provide food for a growing population in a changing climate.

Most people unless they garden or farm aren’t aware of the risks facing our seed supply. This film seeks to change that by empowering people to take seeds back into their own hands in ways both small and large. 

Due to technical difficulties we were unable to show the entire length of the film More Than Honey on February 16th. We will show the remaining section at the end of Open Sesame if you'd like to finish the film with us. Sorry about the difficulties!

$5.00 Members
$10.00 Non Members

Earlier Event: March 8
Annual General Meeting
Later Event: March 17
Seed Swap & Bulb Sale