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Food film festival starting at Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington

Katie Baldwin works in the field at Amber

Katie Baldwin works in the field at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, a nonprofit organic farm that offers shares of CSAs. Credit: Amber Waves Farm

Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre is hosting an evening of film and food on March 29. Sponsored by Slow Food North Shore (formerly Slow Food Huntington), the “Film Feast” will feature eight short food-themed films, each paired with an appropriate guest speaker and nosh and/or sip. Reserve early.

1. FILM: GotBeer: Brooklyn Brewery Tour (5:04)

SPEAKER: Joe Mollura from Brooklyn Brewery

SIP: Brooklyn Brewery beer

2. FILM: Ferment (7:07)

SPEAKER: Michael Schwartz of Bad Ass Organics, NYC

NOSH: Raw slaw and kombucha on tap donated by Bad Ass Organics

3. FILM: Community Supported Fisheries: The Basics (4:24)

SPEAKERS: Angela Andre of Dock to Dish (Montauk) and Brett Tolley from NAMA (Northeast Atlantic Marine Alliance)  

NOSH: Seafood chowder with locally caught fish; vegetarian option as well

4. FILM: Amber Waves Farm (3:58)

SPEAKERS: Amanda Merrow and Katie Baldwin of Amber Waves Farm (Amagansett)

NOSH: iEat Green’s onion rye bread with Amber Wave grains

5. FILM: Dumpster Diver (5:06)

SPEAKER: Jon Stepanian of Food Not Bombs

NOSH: Surprise entree made from dumpster diving!

6. FILM: Do We Need Industrial Agriculture to Feed the World? (6:30)

SPEAKER: Caroline Fanning from Restoration Farm (Old Bethpage)

NOSH: Vegetarian shepherd’s pie

7. FILM: There is Only Coffee (4:32)

SPEAKER: Mark Boccard from Southdown Coffee Roasters, Huntington

SIP: Ethiopian Coffee from Southdown Coffee

8. FILM: Food + Data = Opportunity (5:00) and Grow to Give Gardens (3:21)

SPEAKERS: Larry Foglia and Heather Forrest from Long Island Community Agriculture Network

NOSH: Carrot cake

The festivities get under way at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday March 29 at Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, 631-423-7611,

Tickets are $50 for members, $60 for nonmembers. Purchase them online or at the box office during theater hours.

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