WBEZ | BBF Center http://www.wbez.org/venues/bbf-center Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Better Boys Foundation (BBF) Presents Sundown in K-Town 2013: Dig In! A West Side Film Festival About Food http://www.wbez.org/better-boys-foundation-bbf-presents-sundown-k-town-2013-dig-west-side-film-festival-about-food <p><p>Better Boys Foundation&rsquo;s second annual&nbsp;<strong><em>Sundown in K-Town</em></strong>&nbsp;film festival will focus this year on films about food. &nbsp;<strong><em>Sundown in K-Town 2013: Dig In! A West Side Film Festival About Food&nbsp;</em></strong>will&nbsp;present a line up of short and feature length films that&nbsp;address issues&nbsp;related to the west side and its residents&mdash;African-American foodways and cultural traditions; obesity, diabetes, and other food-related disease burdens that plague inner-city communities; food deserts/lack of access to healthy foods and connections to hunger in America; the growing interest in urban gardening in Chicago and other major US cities; and the politics of the school lunch system. All films will be shown free of charge from&nbsp;Tuesday, August 6 to Friday, August 9, 2013,&nbsp;at&nbsp;8:15pm&nbsp;(or sundown) in the courtyard of the BBF Center at 1512 S. Pulaski Rd. BBF&rsquo;s FilmLAB youth apprentices will also present new work on the topic of food.&nbsp;</p><p>Schedule:</p><p><strong>Tuesday, August 6</strong></p><p><em>Lunch Line&nbsp;</em>(2013)&nbsp;Ernie Park and Michael Graziano&mdash;running time 64 minutes</p><p><em>Yuck</em>&nbsp;(2012) Zachary Maxwell&nbsp;running time 20 minutes</p><p><strong>Wednesday, <font size="2">August 7</font></strong></p><p><em>A Place at the Table&nbsp;</em>(2012) Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush&mdash;running time 84 minutes</p><p><em>Food Fight</em>&nbsp;(2013) Earth Amplified&mdash;running time 7 minutes</p><p><strong>Thursday, <font size="2">August 8</font></strong></p><p><em>Urban Roots&nbsp;</em>(2010) Tree Media&mdash;running time 94 minutes</p><p><em>Growing Power Community Garden</em>&nbsp;(2010) Carmine Cervi&mdash;running time 1 minute</p><p><b>Friday, August 9&nbsp;</b></p><p><em>Soul Food Junkies</em>&nbsp;(2013) Byron Hurt&mdash;running time 61 minutes</p><p><em>Fried Chicken and Sweet Potato Pie</em>&nbsp;(2005) Bailey Barash&mdash;running time 21 minutes</p><p>More information about this event <a href="http://www.betterboys.org">here.&nbsp;</a></p></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:35:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/better-boys-foundation-bbf-presents-sundown-k-town-2013-dig-west-side-film-festival-about-food