Food for the Rest of Us film screening in Montreal

Wednesday, May 25 @ 5:45pm - 8pm

Cinéma Public, 505 Jean-Talon Street E, Montreal, QC H2R 1T6

Food Secure Canada invites you to a free screening of the film Food for the Rest of Us on Wednesday, May 25 at 5:45 p.m. at Cinéma Public

The screening will be followed by a discussion on the film’s themes, including food sovereignty, with the two panelists Rachel Cheng and Dimitri Espérance and the moderator Gorana Govedarica. The film will be in English with French subtitles and the discussion will be in French. 


*Seating in the screening room is limited. Be sure to book your ticket in advance by clicking on "Get a ticket".

Learn more about the film

Food for the Rest of Us is a film that shows us just how much farming is about activism. It takes an intimate look at the concept of food sovereignty and how marginalized people use food and agriculture to free themselves from oppression. 

You can watch the trailer of the film here.

Learn more about the discussion and those contributing to it

Following the screening, Rachel Cheng and Dimitri Esperance, guided by Gorana Govedarica, will share their reactions to the film and discuss how the work they are doing also seeks to transform our food systems and ensure that these systems incorporate the principles of food sovereignty in order to be just, healthy and sustainable. 

Gorana Govedarica is a project manager with Forum sur les Systèmes alimentaires territoriaux (SAT) and has been involved in the sustainable and equitable food systems community for the past seven years. She has worked and collaborated with several key actors in the local and national food system, including FSC, as well as: Récolte, the Montreal Food System Council (MFS) and the Research Chair on Ecological Transition at UQAM.

Dimitri Espérance is a social entrepreneur and community organizer based in the Saint-Henri district of Montreal. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Collectif La DAL, a citizen's collective that operates a self-managed grocery store and a collective kitchen. 

Rachel Cheng works with various food non-profits on projects that strengthen our food system and shape it into one that is more sustainable and equitable. She has planned and led campaigns, workshops and events that bridge food, race and social justice on both the federal and local levels.