CAN is proud to announce that “Ending Seasonal Hunger in Nicaragua,” has been nominated for a Remi Award at the 51st Annual Independent Film Festival to be held April 20-29 in Houston, Texas. 

The documentary film explores food cultures, farming practices, and innovative solutions to reduce seasonal hunger among smallholder coffee farming families in northern Nicaragua. In the film, cooperative members, students, researchers, and youth share their experiences with seed saving, grain banks, gardening, agroecology, community-based participatory action research, and water quality monitoring. Watch as they discuss their accomplishments, lessons learned and the power of collaboration. Learn more. 

WorldFest was founded over 50 years ago as an International Film Society in August, 1961. It’s the third competitive international film festival in North America, following San Francisco and New York.