Food And Film Fest At Cinema Arts


1FILM-FEASTThere-is-Only-Coffee-credit-perennial-plates[1]Slow Food North Shore and the Cinema Arts Centre come together to bring attendees Long Island’s second annual Film Feast. An enchanted evening, highlighting the island’s local food, the people who produce it and the difference it can make.

Each film will be paired with the food featured in the film, prepared by iEat Green and Slow Food North Shore, along with a guest speaker, so that the cinema can provide guests with a glorious, local, seasonal and informative feast.

The feast starts Sunday at 6:30 p.m.


GotBeer: Brooklyn Brewery Tour (5:04)

Speaker: Chris Creagh from the Brooklyn Brewery.

Served with: Beer, lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery

Ferment (7:07)

Speaker: Michael Schwartz of Bad Ass Organics

Served with: Raw Slaw and Kombucha on tap donated by Bad Ass Organics

Community Supported Fisheries: The Basics (4:24)

Speakers: Angela Andre of Dock to Dish and Brett Tolley from NAMA (Northeast Atlantic Marine Alliance)

Served with: Seafood Chowder with locally caught fish, vegetarian option as well


Amber Waves Farm (3:58)

Speakers: Amanda Merrow and Katie Baldwin of Amber Waves Farm

Served with: iEat Green’s Onion Rye Bread from Amber Wave grains

Dumpster Diver (5:06)

Speaker: Jon Stephanian of Food Not Bombs

Served with: Surprise Entrée made from dumpster diving!

Do We Need Industrial Agriculture to Feed the World? (6:30)

Speaker: Caroline Holmes from Restoration Farm

Served with: Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie


There is Only Coffee (4:32)

Speaker: Mark Buccardo from Southdown Coffee Roasters

Served with: Ethiopian Coffee, donated by Southdown Coffee

Social Enterprise- Giving Back to the Community

Food + Data = Opportunity (5:00), about DC Central Kitchen

Grow to Give Gardens (3:21)

Speakers: Larry and Heather Foglia from Long Island Community Agriculture Network

Served with: Carrot Cake (Gluten Free and Vegan option)


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Steve Mosco, former editor-in-chief at Anton Media Group, is a columnist for Long Island Weekly's food and sports sections. He fancies himself a tastemaker, food influencer and king of all eaters.


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