Remember when your mother used to admonish you to eat everything on your plate, because children were starving in Africa and China?
The following film is both illuminating and very disturbing, which is why it has won so many awards. You can try to watch the small imbedded version below, but it’s very jumpy and of poor video quality. Skip it and go to the link below to get a high quality HD broadband feed of this short film at the cultureunplugged.com website.
Chicken a la Carte – Director: Ferdinand Dimadura | Genre: Drama | Produced in: 2005 | Synopsis: This film is about hunger and poverty in the context of modern globalization. 25,000 people die each day due to hunger and malnutrition. This short film shows a usually hidden aspect of modern society: the people who depend upon the garbage from fast food restaurants to survive.
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