FOOD4ALL: The Kids Menu
FOOD4ALL is a yearly festival that aims to highlight the problems of our broken food system, while at the same time celebrating hopeful and inspiring alternatives. The programme features a selection of thought-provoking documentaries, followed by interactive discussions and Q&A’s with experts. Organised by OtherWise, BoerenGroep, ILEIA, FIAN and RUW, in cooperation with Movie W.
The Kids Menu is a feature documentary from the team that brought you “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead.” As filmmaker Joe Cross spent time traveling the world with his previous two films, he met thousands of people and one issue that came up again and again was what to do about the growing childhood obesity problem.
Joe meets with experts, parents, teachers and kids, coming to the realization that childhood obesity isn’t the real issue, but rather a symptom of a bigger problem. The lack of knowledge of what healthy foods are. Lack of access to healthy and affordable options. And the influence of negative role models, whether a parent, teacher or even a celebrity. All of this together seems to be a lot to overcome, but when empowered, kids often make the surprising choice of the healthier path. In this inspiring and hopeful documentary, we see amazing programs in action, inspiring individuals paving the way for change, but most of all – Kids, taking the lead in getting healthier options on their own menu.
> After the screening, an expert on food and health will answer your questions on the issues presented in the film.
> Speaker to be announced.
> Special ticket price € 0,- (for free!).