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Controversial Israeli historian Ilan Pappé

Dr. Pappé is professor of history and the director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. He is the author of several books, including, The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine and most recently, The Idea of Israel: A History of Power and Knowledge.

Butler’s Oxfam Hunger Banquet

This event will randomly divide students into different “social classes”: lower, middle, and upper class. Students will then be given a meal according to their respective class and engage in discussion about the effects of hunger and poverty in the world, America, and Indianapolis.

“Land & Freedom” — Talking food systems

Join the Indy Food Council at the Indianapolis Worker Justice Center for a presentation of the multimedia documentary project, “Land & Freedom: Talking Food Systems.” Follow up discussion with the filmmaker, Brian Myers, after the screening.

Adventures in International Dining — Go Greek

October 27 Adventures in International Dining visits Hellas Cafe, one of Indy's oldest and best loved Greek restaurants. Be prepared to see some flaming food, learn how to pronounce "gyros," and learn more about Greece.

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world's leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it.

Mindful Eating for Your Busy Life

In this workshop you'll learn a fresh approach to going from Mind Full to Mindful eating. Join us for an afternoon session led by Carla Hall, nutrition and holistic health expert, and learn all about the benefits of slow food - from taking time for yourself to enjoying the pleasure of the table.

Food Deserts & Just Desserts

Learn more about food deserts in Indy and how they hurt the people who least deserve more hurting

Watch the food film “King Corn”

King Corn is a 2007 documentary film released in October 2007 following college friends Ian Cheney and Curtis Ellis (directed by Aaron Woolf) as they move from Boston to Greene, Iowa to grow and farm an acre of corn. In the process, Cheney and Ellis examine the role that the increasing production of corn has had for American society, spotlighting the role of government subsidies in encouraging the huge amount of corn grown.

Watch the film “Dive”

Inspired by a curiosity about our country's careless habit of sending food straight to landfills, the multi award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of Los Angeles' supermarkets. In the process, they salvage thousands of dollars worth of good, edible food - resulting in an inspiring documentary that is equal parts entertainment, guerrilla journalism and call to action.

Rebuilding the food shed

Droves of people have turned to local food as a way to retreat from our broken industrial food system. From rural outposts to city streets, they are sowing, growing, selling, and eating food produced close to home—and they are crying out for agricultural reform. All this has made "local food" into everything from a movement buzzword to the newest darling of food trendsters.