Growing Change

Chris Jordan-Bloch | 2016 | 4 min.

2017 Official Selection

growing-changeJim Cochran arrived at work before dawn. He walked out into the strawberry fields. As the sun rose and light hit the field, he began to smell chemicals. His eyes watered. His head spun. He started to shake. He had just walked into a field that had been sprayed with pesticides. From this experience, Jim Cochran helped invent the organic strawberry industry. After pioneering and profiting from a healthier crop, he turned his attention to the health of his workers.

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September 30, 2017 San Luis Obispo CA San Luis Obispo Guild Hall
September 29, 2017 Taos NM Taos Community Auditorium
September 28, 2017 Sacramento CA 24th Street Theatre @ Sierra 2 Community Center
September 27, 2017 Kansas City Metro KS Glenwood Arts Ranchmart Theatre
September 25, 2017 Kansas City Metro KS Glenwood Arts Ranchmart Theatre
September 9, 2017 Mineral Point WI Mineral Point Opera House
August 24, 2017 Nashville TN The Pavilion East
August 17, 2017 Houston TX Star Cinema Grill Vintage Park
June 8, 2017 Crested Butte CO Center for the Arts
June 7, 2017 Gunnison CO Western State Colorado University
May 13, 2017 Honolulu HI Doris Duke Theatre
May 13, 2017 Placerville CA Imagination Theater
May 13, 2017 Gainesville GA Brenau Downtown Center
May 5, 2017 Lawrence KS Liberty Hall
May 4, 2017 Overland Park KS Cinetopia
April 15, 2017 Eugene OR Bijou Art Cinemas
April 14, 2017 Walla Walla WA Whitman College Maxey Auditorium
April 12, 2017 Edwards CO Riverwalk Theatre
April 8, 2017 Jupiter FL Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
April 6, 2017 Harrisonburg VA Court Square Theater
April 5, 2017 Charlottesville VA Violet Crown
April 1, 2017 San Francisco CA Cowell Theater at Fort Mason
March 25, 2017 Fredericksburg VA University of Mary Washington Auditorium
March 25, 2017 Dillon MT University of Montana Western - STC Great Room
March 18, 2017 Auburn CA State Theater
March 18, 2017 Culpepper VA Germanna Community College - Daniel Tech Center
March 9, 2017 Pittsburgh PA Eddy Theatre
March 9, 2017 Aspen CO Wheeler Opera House
March 3, 2017 Ventura CA Poinsettia Pavillion
February 23, 2017 West Chester PA Chester County Historical Society