Vanishing Bees and Urban Farming at Film Festival in Tempe This Weekend

Grab some sustainably-grown eco-friendly snacks and head down to Madcap Theaters in Tempe this weekend for some cool flicks about food and the environment.

In celebration of Earth month, Whole Foods is holding screenings of six films in 70 cities for their Do Something Reel Film Festival. The films aim to share character-driven provocative stories about folks making a difference to the earth, our bodies and the economy.

Here's the rundown:

Saturday, April 16
4 p.m. - Vanishing of the Bees: Juno's Ellen Page narrates this fascinating story about why honeybees are dying, what that means and what we can do about it.

Vanishing of the Bees - Trailer from Bee The Change on Vimeo.

6 p.m. - Bag It: A fresh look from a regular guy at America's dependency on plastics.
8 p.m. - Planeat: A visually captivating culinary journey of plant-based diets.

Sunday, April 17
4 p.m. - Lunch Line: The past, present and future of the The National School Lunch Program.
6 p.m. - On Coal River: A heartbreaking story of the human cost of coal mining.
9 p.m. - Urban Roots: An inspirational tale about urban farming and food security in Detroit.

Catch all the trailers here.

Each screening is $8. Purchase tickets through Madcap Theaters.

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