The Ants and the Grasshopper



Kino Reitschule

Raj Patel and Zak Piper | Malawi/USA | 2021 | 73 min

Anita Chitaya is transforming her village in Malawi with new farming and cooking methods even as drought looms. Chitaya and her mentor, Esther Lupafya, decide to embark on a journey through the U.S. in an effort to convince Americans that climate change is real. Along the way, they visit Midwest farms and urban food cooperatives, witnessing national divisions in their quest to save their home from drought.

Discussion after the screening. An event in collaboration with Biovision Switzerland.

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