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Utah Film Center presents COOKED: Survival by ZIP Code

2019-09-17 19:00:00 2019-09-17 21:00:00 America/Denver Utah Film Center presents COOKED: Survival by ZIP Code Main Library

Tuesday, September 17
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-17 19:00:00 2019-09-17 21:00:00 America/Denver Utah Film Center presents COOKED: Survival by ZIP Code Film Screening with the Utah Film Center. Main Library

Main Library

Auditorium

Film Screening with the Utah Film Center.

Cooked: Survival by ZIP Code
Directed by Judith Helfand
76 min | 2018 | USA | Not Rated

Post-film Q&A with director Judith Helfand


In Cooked, filmmaker Judith Helfand takes audiences from one of the most extreme heat waves in US history deep into the politics of disaster. In 1995, 739 Chicago residents – most of them poor, elderly and African American – died over the course of one hot July week. Inspired by the award-winning book “Heatwave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago,” by author, sociologist and native Chicagoan, Eric Klinenberg, the story of this deadly week becomes a journey into the disaster behind and below the disaster. Persistent and pernicious, it started long before the heat and had almost nothing to do with the weather.


In the wake of the heat crisis, Dr. Steve Whitman, Chicago’s Chief Epidemiologist, correlated heat deaths to ZIP code. His findings were as stark as they were resonant. Where poverty was greatest, death from heat was greatest. This analysis prompts Helfand to explore our nation’s prevailing definition of “disaster.” She seeks out crisis experts – at a Disaster Preparedness Conference, in meetings with emergency managers and at a multi-state earthquake drill – all focused on predicted natural disasters. This investigation into the business of disaster politics weaves in and out of a parallel (albeit very different) world of disaster preparedness taking place on Chicago’s South and West Sides, the same neighborhoods that saw the most heat deaths in 1995. Helfand starts to follow a new brand of “first responders” – community health activists, grassroots economic development practitioners and urban agriculturalists racing to rescue their neighborhoods from the “unnatural disaster” taking place everyday. Cooked juxtaposes and interweaves these stories, with Helfand asking a driving question: Can we redefine “disaster” to include extreme poverty?

AGE GROUP:   Adults  

EVENT TYPE:   Performances & Presentations   Movies  

TAGS:   Utah Film Center  

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About the library

Salt Lake City's Main Library, designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie (see related titles in our catalog) in conjunction with VCBO Architecture, opened in February 2003 and remains one of the most architecturally unique structures in Utah. This striking 240,000 square-foot structure houses more than 500,000 books and other materials, yet serves as more than just a repository of books and computers. It reflects and engages the city's imagination and aspirations. The six-story curving, walkable wall embraces the public plaza, with shops and services at ground level, reading galleries above, and a 300-seat auditorium. A multi-level reading area along the glass lens at the southern facade of the building looks out onto the plaza with stunning views of the city and Wasatch Mountains beyond. A roof-top garden, accessible by walking the crescent wall or the elevators, offers a 360 degree view of the Salt Lake Valley. Spiraling fireplaces on four floors resemble a column of flame from the vantage of 200 East and 400 South. The Urban Room between the library and the crescent wall is a space for all seasons, generously endowed with daylight and open to magnificent views.

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