Slow Food Story Foreign Trailer (2013)

Foreign Trailer for Slow Food Story.

When McDonald’s had the temerity to plunk down a franchise in the heart of Rome back in 1986, political activist Carlo Petrini leapt into action. What better way to combat the fast-food giant than with its opposite? And so began the rise of an association (and its attendant philosophy) that now boasts chapters in more then 150 countries: the Slow Food movement.

What separated Petrini from his fellow travelers in the activist/environmental community – something that accounts, at least partially, for the movement’s popularity - was his emphasis on pleasure. Not for him the false opposition between eco-conscious behavior and gastronomic pursuits. One could indeed have one’s GMO-free cake and eat it too…

All this and more is deftly captured in Stefano Sardo’s freewheeling portrait of the man and his movement, a chronicle that follows Petrini – whose name has been put forward as a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize – and like-minded friends and colleagues from their humble activist beginnings to the vaunted proselytizers they have now become.

Duration
1 min 39 sec

Views
3,559

Posted On
January 23, 2014
Director
Stefano Sardo

Writer
Unknown or Not Available

Studio
Independent

Release
January 4, 2013
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
Trailer Tracks
No Music Available
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