Schedule of films + speakers

Join us for six days full of festival goodness April 17-22, 2012. All screenings will take place at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Simon Fraser University, located at 149 West Hastings Street in Vancouver.

WednesdayApril 189:00pm


45 mins/ 2010/ USA

Follow filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and his circle of friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of L.A.’s supermarkets. In the process they uncover thousands of dollars worth of good food and an ugly truth about waste in America: grocery stores know they are wasting and most refuse to do anything about it.

“Dive! Living Off America’s Waste is a poignant, and at times humorous, essay on American food waste and a rallying cry against the hunger crisis in the USA – everyone in North America should see this film.”

Winner of 21 Film Festival Awards


Screening at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Simon Fraser University, 149 West Hastings St. in Vancouver map.

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Speaker Panel

Surindra Sugrim Community Relations Coordinator - Quest Food Exchange

Pardeep Krod Food Donations and Agency partnership manager – Quest Food Exchange

Christie Ruivo Purchasing Manager - SPUD (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery)

Will Valey Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Amy Robertson Healthy Living advocate, Food Speaker, Farmer's Market board member, formerly of Happy Planet, wife of Mayor Gregor Robertson

Erin Nichols Project Manager, Food Waste Reduction, Farm Folk City Folk
Erin has worked in various capacities over the last 17 years to optimize the local food system and support food security. She is a Founder of the Vancouver Farmers Markets and was the Promotions Supervisor for SPUD, an online grocery delivery business. She developed business opportunities for venders at the Vancouver Farmers Market and for a local food processor. Erin now works for FarmFolk CityFolk.