This year’s Winter F.A.W.C! foodie film festival at the MTG Hawke’s Bay is bigger and better than ever! Every film will be teamed with a drink or snack, making them the perfect excuse to get cosy and settle in.
Percy vs. Goliath (rated PG; 99min)
Based on events from a 1998 lawsuit, Percy follows small-town farmer Percy Schmeiser, who challenges a major conglomerate when the company's genetically modified (GMO) canola is discovered in the 70-year-old farmer's crops. As he speaks out against the company's business practices, he realizes he is representing thousands of other disenfranchised farmers around the world fighting the same battle. Suddenly, he becomes an unsuspecting folk hero in a desperate war to protect farmers' rights and the world's food supply against what they see as corporate greed.
Pop down to the MTG early and discover the delights of Dosa Express Food truck, which will be on site all day.
F.A.W.C! is a series of exceptional food and wine experiences set in stunning locations in Hawke’s Bay. Running twice a year, F.A.W.C! is a chance to get up close and personal with chefs and food producers, wine makers and the clever people that make up the New Zealand food and wine scene. F.A.W.C! Winter Series runs every weekend during June.
Sunday 11 June, 5:15pm to 7:00pm
General Admission $17.00Buy Tickets »
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
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