“A Community of Gardeners” Documentary March News


A Community of Gardeners is a one-hour documentary that shows how seven community gardens in Washington, D.C. are transforming people’s lives, their communities and their environment.  The film also traces the history of community gardens, from the potato patch farms of the late 19th century, to the victory gardens of World War II, to community gardening’s current renaissance.  A Community of Gardeners has been airing on PBS stations nationwide.  Learn how you can purchase the DVD.

Screening at U.S. Botanic Garden on March 14

LizFalk7thStreetGarden72Join filmmaker Cintia Cabib at the U.S. Botanic Garden on Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. for a free screening and discussion of A Community of Gardeners.  Pre-register here to attend the event.  The U.S. Botanic Garden is located at 100 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C., a few blocks from the Federal Center SW Metro station on the Orange and Blue lines.  Doors open at 6 p.m. We hope to see you there!

Film to Screen at Sacramento Food Film Festival

naasir72 2A Community of Gardeners will be shown at the Sacramento Food Film Festival on Saturday, March 16 at 1 p.m. at the Guild Theater in Sacramento, California.  The screening will be followed by a discussion with Bill Maynard, the community garden program coordinator for the City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation.

Host a Screening on Earth Day!

natewatering72Host a screening of A Community of Gardeners as part of your Earth Day activities!  Earth Day celebrations will be taking place throughout the country on and around April 22. To learn how you can purchase the DVD and host a screening, visit the Buy DVD page.

Producer Cintia Cabib is available to discuss the issues addressed in the documentary and her approach to filmmaking at your screening.  Please contact Cintia to inquire about a speaking engagement.

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