Film at the Bronx Documentary Center-Tierralismo: Stories from a Cooperative Farm

unnamed (4)Tierralismo: Stories from a Cooperative Farm  
Wednesday, April 15, 7:30PM

This documentary offers a close look at the history and practices of Cuba’s most successful and important urban farm, the agricultural cooperative, Organopónico Vivero Alamar.

The cooperative provides an example of how organic agriculture can be practiced in a city and contribute to local development by facilitating access to healthy food at fair prices while creating jobs. Through its unique design and policies, it has made environmental principles and collective labor its sources of greater efficiency.

Panel discussion will follow the film with: the film’s award-winning director Alejandro Ramirez, one of the founders of the Organopónico, Isis Salcines along with Alexandra Halkin, Director of the Americas Media Initiative (AMI). The Americas Media Initiative (AMI) uses film to forge landmark cultural exchange programs between Cuban and U.S. citizens.

Spanish with English subtitles.

Suggested donation: Bronx Residents $5, General $7, 18 and Under Free

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