Whole Foods Market announced the debut of its nationwide “Whole Foods Market Do Something Reel” Film Festival.
The film festival will begin April 1 and continue throughout the month, traveling to 70 cities across the U.S., in honor of Earth Month.
The films will be screened in movie theaters near Whole Foods Market stores and will feature discussions from the filmmakers, either in person or via Skype. The festival will also showcase the documentary, Dig It, on the event’s website on Earth Day, April 22. The documentary follows members of Pearl Jam as they participate in beautification projects in New York and Los Angeles.
A portion of all tickets sales from the festival will go towards the Whole Foods Market’s new grant program, which awards filmmakers in the green film genre.
Six films were chosen for the film festival; Bag It!>, Lunch Line>, On Coal River>, PLANEAT>, Urban Roots> and Vanishing of theBees>. Click on the titles to visit each films’ website, or to learn more about dates, ticket prices and other festival information visit the Whole Foods Markets Do Something Reel Film Festival website.