The Ants and the Grasshopper

The Ants and the Grasshopper

Anita Chitaya has many a gift; she can help bring abundant food from dead soil, educate men in gender equality and end child hunger in her village. Now, to save her home from extreme weather, she faces her greatest challenge: persuading Americans that climate change is real. Traveling from Malawi to the White House, she meets climate skeptics and despairing farmers. Anita’s journey highlights the power of conversation and compassion in the mission to protect Mother Earth in The Ants and the Grasshopper.

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Country:
USA

Year:
2021

Run Time:
74 mins

Film Website:
https://www.antsandgrasshopper.org/

Screens With:
Raised from the Earth

Main Film Contact:
Elise Schierbeek (elise@kartemquin.com)

 

Directors: Raj Patel, Zak Piper

Meet the Directors:

Raj Patel

(co-director/producer) is a James Beard Award winning activist and New York Times bestselling writer. Patel has testified about food and hunger to the US, UK and EU governments, and his book on the food system, Stuffed and Starved, has been translated into a dozen languages. Patel is currently a research professor at the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin.

Zak Piper

(co-director/producer) is an Emmy-winning and Producers Guild Award-winning documentary filmmaker most known for producing the critically acclaimed film Life Itself, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival (2014) and later won a Critics Choice Award. Piper is currently producing or directing a number of documentary projects in development or production.

Cast & Crew
  • Anita Chitaya has many a gift; she can help bring abundant food from dead soil, educate men in gender equality and end child hunger in her village. Now, to save her home from extreme weather, she faces her greatest challenge: persuading Americans that climate change is real. Traveling from Malawi to the White House, she meets climate skeptics and despairing farmers. Anita’s journey highlights the power of conversation and compassion in the mission to protect Mother Earth in The Ants and the Grasshopper.

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