As part of our Arlington Reads 2010 program, we’ll be screening the following films:
Food, Inc. 
Wednesday, April 7 6:30 p.m. – Shirlington Branch Library
The Oscar-nominated documentary “Food, Inc.” looks at the corporate-controlled global food industry and its effect on the producers and consumers.
You’ll find this film in our catalog, too.
Fast Food Nation 
Wednesday, April 14, 6:30 p.m. – Shirlington Branch Library
Based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Eric Schlosser, the film is a dramatic ensemble piece that looks at the health risks and environmental and social consequences of fast food.
A Community of Gardeners 
Saturday, April 17, 2 p.m. – Central Library Auditorium
A work-in-progress screening of “A Community of Gardeners,” produced by local filmmaker Cintia Cabib. The documentary explores the vital role of seven community gardens in Washington, D.C., not only as sources of fresh, nutritious food, but as outdoor classrooms, places of healing, centers of social interaction, and oases of beauty and calm in inner-city neighborhoods. The screening will be followed by a Q-and-A with Cabib.
How to Cook Your Life 
Wednesday, April 28, 6:30 p.m. – Shirlington Branch Library
A documentary look at how Espe Brown, a San Francisco Zen priest/cookbook author, uses Zen Buddhism and cooking to relate to everyday existence
Get the full Arlington Reads 2010 Events Calendar or the full Library Film Calendar.