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Sustain Documentary Festival starts October 1

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy   is proud to present a festival of five highly acclaimed documentaries that expose threats to sustainability from runaway globalization€”and show alternatives for a better world.


Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater 810 W  Lake St (Lake St at Bryant Av), Minneapolis  

$7-14 (sliding scale). Tickets are available starting  one hour before showtime at the door or in advance by calling Bryant-Lake  Bowl at (612) 825-8949.  Bryant-Lake Bowl offers its full menu (featuring many organic and  locally grown foods) in the theater.  

Sustain Documentary Festival is presented by  the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, a Minneapolis-based nongovernmental organization dedicated to U.S. and global policies that benefit family farms, working people and rural communities.
OCTOBER 1 AT 7:00  P.M.
Wal-Mart: The High Cost  of Low Price
Stories of families and towns struggling in a big  box world.
€œBreathtaking€ €”New York Times
€œMesmerizing€  Ã‚€”
€œA-€ €”Entertainment Weekly
Watch the trailer  at  

OCTOBER 8 AT 7:00  P.M.
Broken Limbs: Apples,  Agriculture and the New American Farmer
Sustainable agriculture  could have the answers Washington apple farmers are looking for.
More  information at  

OCTOBER 15 AT 7:00  P.M.
Black  Gold
Devastated by artificially low prices for their coffee,  Ethiopian coffee farmers find fairer markets
€œFour stars€ €”Film  Threat
Official selection, 2006 Seattle International Film  Festival
Watch the trailer at  
OCTOBER 22 AT 7:00  P.M.
Life and  Debt
Everyday life in Jamaica is at the mercy of international  lending and free trade.
Winner, Special Jury Prize,
2004 Paris  Human Rights Film Festival
More information at  

NOVEMBER 5 AT 2:00  P.M.
The Yes Men
A couple  of anti-corporate activist-pranksters impersonate World Trade Organization  spokesmen.
€œInsightful and entertaining.€ €”San Francisco  Chronicle
Winner, Best Documentary, U.S. Comedy Arts  Festival
Much (much) more information at 

Join us after the film each night for discussions with IATP staff.