This blog originally appeared on the Our Hen House website on July 23, 2014
Outside of the film's premiere at Vegan Hut in Beijing
Today, I'm excited to tell you about a screening tour across China of the 30-minute documentary WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
Providing a unique look into the rapid growth of industrialized animal agriculture in China, the film follows various people in Chinese society—from a retired pig farm worker to a vegan restaurant owner—and examines the impacts of the country's huge shift in food production and consumption on sustainability, public health, food security, climate change, and animal welfare.
WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
is a production of Brighter Green, a public policy "action tank" on environment, animals, and sustainability, for which I've been fortunate enough to work this summer, in addition to my internship with Our Hen House. You may remember Brighter Green's important work from OHH's interview with Jessika Ava on Episode 216
of the podcast, or from Jessika's collaborative feature
with Brighter Green Executive Director Mia MacDonald on the expansion of industrialized dairy production in Asia, based on Brighter Green's latest policy paper, "Beyond the Pail: The Emergence of Industrialized Dairy Systems in Asia