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festivals


To the Dominican!



We are brushing up on our Spanish and heading out next week for the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival. We will be there, in person, for the first four days of the festival, September 8th-11th.  This Festival is blowing our minds, not only with the impressive line-up of films, but with their public workshops about […]


Grand Prize at EFFY



We’re pleased to announce that JUST EAT IT: A FOOD WASTE STORY was awarded the EFFY 2015 Grand Jury Prize!  Thanks to the festival and the jury and to Jonathan Bloom who was on hand to answer questions to the completely sold-out house.


Amsterdam serves up food waste



We made a reservation at Instock for breakfast about 3 days in advance. We thought that the novelty of eating food waste had worn off, yet to be served rescued food in a legitimate restaurant had us excited.  Instock works with grocery chains and farms to craft their meals from food that would otherwise see […]


Audience Award at CPH:DOX!



We’re gobsmacked. Just Eat It won the Audience Choice Award at CPH:DOX! In a fantastical ceremony (think glitter, performance art, and atmospheric music), the CPH:DOX team laid out the awards evening in style. We don’t have a better photo because we were really taken by surprise and just had one moment to throw a camera […]


WINNER! VIFF Impact Award



We are thrilled to announce that Just Eat It was awarded the VIFF Impact Award on Saturday night! This award “is intended for the director of a Canadian documentary that’s deeply concerned with social issues. It’s designed to offer some of the resources necessary to amplify the film’s message, ensuring that it resonates long after […]


Must See BC Competition



VIFF is running a great contest among 13 BC films, and we need your help to win! To help Just Eat It take the title “Audience Must-See-Film” at the BC Spotlight Awards + Gala on October 4, you just need to vote for us (no login required). Go to http://mustseebc.viff.org/id/17 click on vote refresh your […]


Just Eat It at VIFF



Tickets are now on sale to see Just Eat It at the Vancouver International Film Fest! We’re thrilled to be screening in our hometown, and hope you can make it to one of the screenings Sept 28, Sept 30, or Oct 6th.


Canadian Festivals Announced



Just Eat It will be hitting film festivals across Canada this Fall. See our new screenings page for details. If you work with a Canadian festival, and would like to see Just Eat It at your fest, please contact us.


WINNER – Emerging Canadian Filmmaker



Our team picked up its first festival award last week at the Hot Docs Film Fest! Grant Baldwin (our director, editor, cinematographer, composer, etc, etc) won the award for Emerging Canadian Filmmaker. Congrats to fellow Knowledge Network film The Backward Class (directed by Madeleine Grant) which won Audience Choice.  


World Premiere at HotDOCS



We’re excited to announce that Just Eat It will be having it’s World Premiere at the Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto this April! This is the largest Documentary Film Fest in North America, so we couldn’t think of a better festival to kick off our festival run.


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