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FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS w/ the CA Food & Justice Coalition
Date Thursday August 07
Time 9:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Location Details
1834 Park Boulevard, Oakland, CA
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorJess Bell
Emailjessicabell [at] cafoodjustice.org
Phone510 704 0245
CALIFORNIA FOOD & JUSTICE COALITION presents FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS

Thursday, August 7 | Parkway Theatre | 1834 Park Boulevard, Oakland, CA | 9:15pm | $9.00 | 21 +

JOIN US at the Parkway Theatre to show your support for the California Food and Justice Coalition and our work to create a community-driven, sustainable and just food system for all Californians. A portion of the price of the movie ticket goes towards supporting CFJC.

HELP US MAKE IT HAPPEN! We have a big year planned and the proceeds of the movie night will go towards helping us:
- direct monies available in the 2008 Farm Bill to the people that need it: urban and small farmers and grassroots groups working to rebuild local food systems and increase access to healthy food
- building upon our new training and mentorship program to grow and support the movement
- future advocacy campaigns for food justice.

FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS (1998) is a whirlwind of a movie adapted from the book by Hunter S. Thomson (1971), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream. Journalist Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp) heads to Las Vegas to cover a motorcycle race, bringing along his Samoan lawyer, Dr. Gonzo (Benicio Del Toro). Duke and Gonzo are on their way with a frightened hitchhiker (Tobey Maguire) and a trunk full of drugs. Depp is terrific as Duke and Del Toro is a riot as the crazy lawyer. A master of complex, bizarre visual imagery, Terry Gilliam directed this cult classic that captures the frenetic pace of the counterculture novel.

FOR MORE INFORMATION please contact Jessica Bell at 510 704 0245 or jessicabell [at] cafoodjustice.org




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