Join us on Wed 23 May 2018 from 6:30pm at the Centre for Contemporary Arts for another food-focused film-screening as part of the Cooking Pot programme…
Following the Scottish premiere in Edinburgh, Slow Food Youth Network is glad to present the documentary ‘Gone Fishing’ directed by the Canadian-British artist and filmmaker Zev Robinson. The film was shot on the west coast of Scotland and it explores the complexities of stories behind the Scottish fish industry and sustainable fishing.
The screening will be preceded by the documentary ‘The Black Isle’ on local food production in that area of the Highlands, which was produced by the director during a three-week residency with the Cromarty Arts Trust.
After the double screening we will discuss themes of sustainability, ethical fishing practices and the future of food production in Scotland with the director and a panel of expert speakers with various interests in sustainable food.
Hidden underwater, our marine resources are not easy to study or understand. What state are our seas in? What fish species are on the verge of extinction? Can we influence the market? Should we stop eating fish? Is there a future for small-scale fishing activity? These are some of the topics that we’ll discuss and we invite you to bring your contribution to the debate.
With fishing, just as with agriculture, Slow Food strongly believes that every individual can contribute in his or her own small way to changing the mechanisms of a globalised food system based on the intensive exploitation of resources.
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