Innovations in agriculture don’t just come from veteran environmentalists or food industry heavyweights. In fact, many inspiring projects are the creations of youth around the world. Food Tank is excited to highlight ten young foodies who make us more hopeful about the future.
Parveen Chopra of The South Asian Times writes that Dreadlocks Story is a documentary that explores how the matted hair lock of Rastas in Jamaica and Sadhus in India is a sacred covenant and a way to bond, to addresses freedom and misunderstandings and to promote a powerful state of mind outside the mainstream.
It’s well known that standardized test scores do not accurately measure intelligence, despite this fact, a study argues that dumb people tend to listen to Beyoncé, including music from genres such as rap, reggae and gospel.
A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the NYC Independent Film Festival on Friday and Sunday.
An Amazon Indian protested outside the exhibition of controversial photographer Jimmy Nelson’s work “Before They Pass Away” at London’s Atlas Gallery. Nelson’s work has been attacked by indigenous peoples around the world, as well as Survival International – the global movement for tribal peoples – for portraying a false and damaging picture of tribal peoples.
Charlie Inman – the co-director behind Gilles Peterson’s Brasil Bam Bam Bam: The Story Of Sonzeira documentary – recently put together a 30-minute documentary on samba.