food-coopThe French Pavilion presents

Food Coop

Documentary and Discussion

with a representative of the movie maker and a similar initiative

Saturday 25th February 2017

5 pm

Cinema Paradiso

In English subtitled in French

In an economic crisis, in the shadow of Wall Street, an institution that represents another American tradition is growing … Intense, chaotic and impolite, the Park Slop Food Coop was born in Brooklyn in 1973 when some utopians decided to set up a cooperative supermarket in their neighborhood. The main principles of the Park Slope. Food Coop are uncompromisingly opposed to everything defined by The American Way of Life: each member devotes 2 hours 45’ work per month and in exchange benefits from exceptional quality food products at very low price. The documentary will be followed by an exchange and discussion in the Morgan with the representative of the movie maker and of a similar initiative in France.