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Shorts Program: Olive Oil

Saturday, October 26, 2019    
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm


Al Whittle Theatre
450 Main St, Wolfville, NS, B4P 1E2


The spread of the disease Xylella is harming not only the Apulian economy, but also its wonderful landscape. More than 60 million olive trees are likely to decline, as well as the tradition of a land that for thousands of years has considered its olive trees and olive oil its most precious commodity.
Italy, 2018, 52 minutes
Director Gabriele Greco

Obsessed with Olive Oil
Fil Bucchino, a former punk rock musician turned olive oil expert, visits Italy every year during the harvest on a quest for exceptional extra virgin olive oils. Fil will be at the screening and is on his way to this year’s olive harvest.
Canada, 2019, 43 minutes
Director Ed Zych

Fil Bucchino will be at the screening and will participate in a Q&A and host an olive oil tasting. In partnership with: