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October 2019

Filmmaking for Kids

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Canyon Theater, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Children's program crostini crowd

This year's family program will demonstrate that creating films about food isn't only for adults. Reel Kids, which provides workshops and camps for creative exploration by kids in acting and film-making, will provide short food films created by their students. After watching films that kids like them have made, audience members will have the opportunity to participate in a film-making workshop with Reel Kids faculty and teen leaders.

The workshop will include a friendly film exercise and food that they can use as subjects and bring home. Participants should bring a cell phone.

This program is open to kids of all ages. No charge but registration is required.

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A #MeToo Look at the Restaurant Industry

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boulder Creek Room, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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#metoo

Join us for the first lecture of our new lecture series, which addresses the #MeToo movement in the restaurant industry. Sexism, inequality in management and leadership, and sexual assault and harassment frequently occur in the male-dominated restaurant industry. The #MeToo movement has been an opportunity to address this situation. Restaurant industry insiders Beth Gruitch, a partner in the Crafted Concepts restaurant group, and Sara Brito, Co-Founder of the Good Food Media Network and publisher of the Good Food 100 Restaurants™, will share their insights on this topic.

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Art Inspired by Tazzeka

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Canyon Theater, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Tazzeka scene

Four local visual artists agreed to create art inspired by Tazzeka. We will exhibit their work before the Tazzeka screening.

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Small Bites: Short Films for Food People

October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
eTown, 1535 Spruce St.
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$7
Claudetta Zepeda at El Jardin restaurant

Small Bites: Short Films for Food People is a program of short films that will include our Colorado Student Film Contest winning films, several other captivating short films, and El Jardin, an episode in the Emmy Award-winning The Migrant Kitchen series from KCET that profiles visiting speaker Chef Claudette Zepeda.

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The Global Connections of Mexican Food Cultures

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boulder Creek Room, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Comal

Chef Claudette Zepeda will share her insights on how Mexican food cultures are interwoven with food cultures throughout the world.

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Tribute to Diana Kennedy

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Canyon Theater, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$25
Diana Kennedy cooking

Featuring a Mexican feast with an assortment of bites of regional Mexican food, a film about Diana Kennedy (often called the Julia Child of Mexico), and an interview of Top Chef Denver competitor and James Beard semi-finalist Chef Claudette Zepeda, formerly of San Diego restaurant El Jardin, by former Eater Denver editor Andra Zeppelin, our tribute to Diana Kennedy is a must-see about a culinary legend.

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Diana Kennedy Celebration: After Party

October 12 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Bramble and Hare, 1970 13th St.
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for a late-night celebration of culinary legend Diana Kennedy and her substantial contribution to our culinary culture. Come lift a glass to Diana Kennedy’s extensive research into Mexican regional cuisines and the nine cookbooks that she wrote about it. While this is a free event, registration is required.

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How to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden or Farm

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Muenzinger Auditorium, CU-Boulder campus, 1905 Colorado Avenue
Boulder, CO 80309 United States
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$7
Bumblebee on a dandelion

Tim Brod of Highland Honey will speak about how to attract native pollinators like bumble bees and squash bees to the home garden and farm to increase fecundity and pollinate plants that require pollinators other than honey bees. He will also explain how to maintain and sustain those pollinators. A Q&A session will follow the talk.

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Pollinators Fair

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Muenzinger Auditorium, CU-Boulder campus, 1905 Colorado Avenue
Boulder, CO 80309 United States
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Pollinator drawing

Members of organizations and businesses dedicated to the well-being of pollinators will provide information on pollinators, their mission, and the work that they are doing on behalf of pollinators. Participating nonprofits and business include the City of Boulder’s Boulder Pollinator Garden Project, Highland Honey, Growing Gardens, and People and Pollinators Action Network.

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The Biggest Little Farm Dinner

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bramble and Hare, 1970 13th St.
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$59
Farm dinner table

This special four-course dinner is the last event of our Festival. It will take place after our screening of The Biggest Little Farm at which Eric and Jill Skokan will recount the journey of their own biggest little farm, the Black Cat Farm. 

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