An Acquired Taste

/ Nov

An Acquired Taste

719 Vernon St.
Civic Theatre
03:00 pm
$10 general / $5 18 & under / $45 festival pass

An Acquired Taste (USA, 2016, 70min) – Delves into the inner conflicts of a new urban breed: locavore hunters. Defying factory farms, a young, mindful generation learns to hunt as a way of connecting with the source of their sustenance. Vanessa Lemarie’s feature debut is a profound reflection on what makes us human. Official Selection Wild and Scenic Film Festival 2016, San Francisco Green Film Festival 2016

Panel Discussion

Dean Wall – Dean is an avid yogi, gatherer, and hunter. He endeavors to treat all life and the earth with reverence and gratitude. In his spare time he mentors people by using a heart-based approach to hunting and gathering, connecting people with the earth through their food and medicine.

Ben Carson – Ben is continuing the tradition of animal ethics, with a passion for education, sustainability & compassion. He is the co-owner of Legendary Meats with over 15 years experience in the industry.

Bob Yetter – Worked as the Assistant Director of the University of Montana’s Wilderness Institute, (1989–1999), overseeing their interdisciplinary outdoor program, “Wilderness and Civilization.” He moved to the north Kootenay Lake area in 1999 and now teaches “Holistic Hunting” – a 16-hour course exploring the practical and philosophical aspects of hunting, with an emphasis on the spiritual responsibilities of taking life to sustain life.

Full Festival Passholders will be entered into a draw for books from New Society Publishers: The Compassionate Hunter’s Guidebook, Unlearn, Rewild & The Ethical Meat Handbook.


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