Earth to Mouth

Directed by Yung Chang - 2002.

Filmed at the Wing Fong Farm in Ontario, this documentary follows the
tilling, planting and harvesting of Asian vegetables destined for Chinese
markets and restaurants. On 80 acres of land, Lau King-Fai, her son and
a half-dozen migrant Mexican workers care for the plants. For Yeung
Kwan, her son, the farm represents personal and financial
independence. For his mother, it is an oasis of peace. For the Mexican
workers, it provides jobs that help support their children back home.

Produced by the
National Film Board of Canada (NFB).
Go to the Next Archived Film
Go to the Previously Archived Film
Go to the CFA Home
Go to the CFA Alphabetical Index
Go to kirkramdath.com Home
Earth to Mouth, directed by Yung Chang
tags:
documentary, farming
Click this image to go to the Main Page of the Canadian Film Archive at kirkramdath.com

kirkramdath.com Home   |   CFA Home   |   CFA (Alphabetical)
CFA Facebook Group