Mycelium

An Urban Food Uprising

A short film about creating food resilient neighbourhoods in times of crisis

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Trailer

When bushfires and a pandemic hit Australia in 2020, fresh produce skyrocketed in price, and supermarket shelves emptied. Tired of relying on fragile food systems, an inner-city Brisbane community, with the support of their local councillor, Jonathan Sri, planted an urban food uprising. A group of activists transformed abandoned plots into urban farms and orchards, gardening enthusiasts sprouted seedling swaps in their backyard, and neighbourhood residents planted sidewalk verges with shared edibles.

 

Mycelium: an Urban Food Uprising (12') is a film about resilience in the face of crisis, how a community challenges state ownership of land, and how growing and giving away fresh food is an act of resistance.

 
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Screenings

Winter Solstice Festival

Northey Street City Farm

19 June, 2021

3.30pm

High Valley Bloom

High Valley Dawn Permaculture Farm, Yeppoon

19 June, 2021

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Contact Us

for more information regarding press, screenings,

and general inquiries around food resilience contact us at 

mycelium.documentary@gmail.com

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Mycelium is a Film by Christine Schindler and Nathan Gibson

produced by Misha Ermingerova, Gabriel Reese and Jonathan Sri

Design elements by MEgan Keene and Anna Carlson