Storey Publishing, in conjunction with Images Cinema, Williams College, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and Mezze Restaurant, is proud to present Farm Film Feast: Five Days of Film, Food, and Discussion in Williamstown, Massachusetts, from March 10 to 14. More than a dozen films about food and related events will fill the schedule.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency; and by Williams College, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and Storey Publishing.
Themes for the long weekend include:
- Wednesday, March 10
- King Corn Rules!
- Thursday, March 11
- Berkshire Stories
- Friday, March 12
- A Fresh! Overview
- Saturday, March 13
- Eating Locally and Globally
- Sunday, March 14
- Celebrating and Closing
Speakers include Aaron Woolf, director, and Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, charismatic young stars of King Corn and Big River; celebrated documentary photographer Jason Houston; filmmaker Severine von Tscharner Flemming; and a panel discussion on farming in the future. For a separate admission, a dinner celebrating local farms will be held at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 13, at Williams College Faculty House. Reservations can be made at email@example.com.
Another opportunity to meet local farmers will be at Carharrts and Cocktails for hors d’oeuvres and cash bar from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, March 14, at Mezze Restaurant, Water Street, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Reservations are recommended but not necessary.
Click here for a complete list of the films and more information about each one. We'll also be posting some of the movie trailers here on Inside Storey, beginning on Sunday.