25th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
New Puzzle on the Plate
Keynote and panel discussion
Mass media have transformed our food mainly into gastronomy. However, food is one of the biggest challenges of our future decades. How to feed the planet without destroying it, and provide food to the whole population? Not only political decision-making, but also consumer behaviour is a key factor. How can every one of us share our plate to feed the entire humankind?
The Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Food Policy and Ethics at the Berman Institute of Bioethics, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University. From 2017 to 2019, she served as the Co-Chair of the Global Nutrition Report, the UN High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Systems and Nutrition, and the EAT Lancet Commission. Before coming to Hopkins, she has also held positions at Columbia University, the Earth Institute, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the UN World Food Programme, Bioversity International, and the Millennium Development Goal Centre at the World Agroforestry Center in Kenya.
Entrepreneur from Tábor, Czech Republic. He is the owner of the Vinný Bar and Thir bistro, which focuses on natural wines and works with local farmers. He also owns a similarly locally-minded pub Výčep. He organizes two festivals: Naše chutě (Our Tastes) festival focusing on cooperation between farmers and restaurants and Bottled Alive festival, which presents natural winemakers from Bohemia, Moravia, and Slovakia. He founded the Tábor Wine Merchants Guild and became its guild master. He co-founded the Jíme Jih (Eat South) platform, which brings together locally-minded restaurants from southern Bohemia. Together with Ivo Laurin, he organizes the gastronomy symposium Počátky in Sudkův důl. He graduated with a degree in international relations from the Faculty of Social Studies in Brno.
One of the founders as well as the director of the Save Food (Zachraň jídlo) Association, which draws attention to the problem of food waste. Anna studied journalism at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague. At first, she was involved in marketing and communication with journalists. She now manages the team and seeks out new opportunities for organizational development.
She studied sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Brno and has been making a living as a journalist since she was eighteen years old. Petra Tajovský Pospěchová mainly writes news stories on the food industry and on culinary topics in general. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and mountain climbing, collecting herbs, and singing. She also co-organises the Cook2Help benefit and the Mowing in Stromovka event in Prague.