Diversidad: A Road Trip to Deconstruct Dinner (2011)

CAN YOUR EATING HABITS REALLY CHANGE THE WORLD?

Diversidad, A Road Trip to Deconstruct Dinner is a documentary about a group of young Canadians who got on their bikes to raise awareness of the impacts of the World Trade Organization and industrial agriculture.

From the waterfronts of Vancouver to the mountaintops of Mexico, this is a journey that lifts the veil of youthful idealism. They discover that growing food organically isn’t quite as obvious as they thought for reasons they couldn’t imagine. They see that a lot of inner city families in the US do not have access to fresh food, let alone the opportunity to grow their own. Perhaps their biggest realization is that their point of view on the plight of the undocumented farm workers isn’t quite what they had read about before they left their homes back in Canada. As they travel south they begin to realize that perhaps this journey wasn’t so much about what they had to share with the world, but more about what they had to learn from the world.

Upon their return home, they are confronted by the reality of being part of the system they’re fighting against…

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