A documentary on something forgotten

Dr. Martin found this one. Sounds like a great premise. Eating Alabama will premiere at SXSW. :

In search of a simpler life, a young couple returns home to Alabama where they set out to eat the way their grandparents did – locally and seasonally. But as they navigate the agro-industrial gastronomical complex, they soon realize that nearly everything about the food system has changed since farmers once populated their family histories. A thoughtful and often funny essay on community, the South and sustainability, “Eating Alabama” is a story about why food matters.

Here’s the trailer, including a great quote “That information has been lost.”

No matter your medium, that’s what storytelling should really be about.

You can see stills on the movie’s site.

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