Filmmaking & Social Change with Raj Patel

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PERK: A 1 hour conversation on filmmaking and social change with filmmaker and author, Raj Patel.

Raj Patel is an award-winning author and activist, who has worked at the World Bank and the World Trade Organization and has protested against them on four continents. He is affiliated with UC Berkeley’s Center for African Studies, the School of Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, and the Institute for Food and Development Policy, also known as Food First. He is also an IATP Food and Community Fellow, at Utne Reader Visionary and has testifed to the US Congress on the causes of the global food crisis. He is the author of the international bestseller The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy, and the critically acclaimed guide to the food system Stuffed and Starved.

He is currently working on Generation Food Project, a documentary and multimedia project about the global food system with award-winning director Steve James.

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