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New! March 2017 And This is My Garden is available for rental with VUVAVU through Winnipeg Film Group. And film can be purchased through Winnipeg Film Group.

Screening - May 11 - 13, 2012 in the Garden of Cinematic Delights at the Honolulu Museum of Art's Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Screening - January 20-22, 2012
And This Is My Garden has been selected to be a part of the
2012 Oneota Film Festival in Decorah, Iowa, at Luther CollegeDirector Katharina Stieffenhofer is making the trip from Winnipeg to attend!

Screening -
Friday Nov 11, 2011 4:00PM Al Whittle Theatre- Main. Slow Motion Film Festival in Nova Scotia. Director Katharina Stieffenhofer will be in attendance.

For a complete list of screenings starting with the premiere on March 13, 2010 to October 21, 2011, along with Festivals and Awards, please download this PDF Screenings

View a short video from the World Premiere Featuring Mel Johnson Fiddlers!
June 17 - Dietitians of Canada National Conference 2011 Dietetics Cinema June 16 -18, Edmonton
Dietions of Canada

Congratulations Eleanor Woitowicz & Mel Johnson School Gardeners! "And This Is My Garden" Winner: Audience Award - Inspiring Lives ! Princeton Environmental Film Festival

Katharina will be presenting together with Eleanor Woitowicz on the Mel Johnson School Gardening Project & "And This Is My Garden", @ Northern Health Conference, Thompson, MB, March 17, 2011

Screening April, 8 - 7 p.m. - Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre, Dawson City, Yukon, Dawson Community Garden, Seedy Saturday event

Screening April 2nd Thunder Bay Environmental Film Festival

Screening at FortWhyte Alive, FortWhyte Farms Community Supported Agriculture & Farm Tour Sunday, March 13th - 12 to 4 p.m. FortWhyte Farms information session and tour. The session will be preceded and followed by a viewing of the documentary ...And This Is My Garden

Screening on Thursday, March 3rd in Whitehorse, Yukon, at the Potluck Co-op AGM - their common goal: "....eating more and more Yukon-grown organic food" Potluck Coop

Feb. 16, 2011
3 screening presentations
10:00 a.m. Carman, MB
2:30 p.m. Carman Elementary School
7:00 p.m. Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, University of Manitoba

Screening Thursday, Feb. 3rd - FoodShare Toronto, GROWING A GREENER FUTURE FROM FIELD TO TABLE, A 2-day province-wide conference about school gardens, local food procurement and climate change
Foodshare Conference

Screening Feb. 5th - Atmosphere 2011: Mediated Cities - University of Manitoba, Faculty of Architecture Mediated Cities

Screening at Doc North Film Festival, North Bay, Ont. April 15 - 16 [detail to follow] Doc North Festival

Screening - Thompson, Manitoba
Screening January 12, 2011
RNFF Basement Bijou Documentary Night!
Location:Thompson Public Library Basement Bijou Time:7:00PM Wednesday, January 12th Doors at 6:30 pm and screening at 7:00 pm. FREE ADMISSION! We are very excited to bring you this documentary out of WABOWDEN, MANITOBA!

Screening - 5th annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival
Fri. Jan. 14, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. Princeton Library- The Princeton Environmental Film Festival www.princeton.lib.nj.us Princeton Public Library

Screening and presentation at Food Secure Canada Assembly in Montreal, Canada Nov. 26 - 28, 2010

Social Justice: Educating for ACTion Conference DVDs have been distributed to every School Division throughout Manitoba via "Social Justice: Educating for ACTion" Conference - an inspired & inspiring event.... hope the documentary will aid in the "propagation" of province-wide, sustainable school gardening.

Screening Nov. 3rd with "How to Start Your Own School Garden", full-day workshop to "provide hands-on learning, link to core curricula & outcomes & grow a healthier community in the process". Workshop with Katharina Stieffenhofer, Eleanor Woitowicz & Alexis Nazeravich.

EcoFocus Film "Festival
Athens, Georgia, U.S.A. M
Winner of the "Most Inspiration Film"

Please see our blog for more photos, updates and information.

Announcing a new film project by Katharina Stieffenhofer!

“From Seed to Seed” is a feature-length documentary about modern agriculture, a blend of small and large scale farmers, cutting edge science with age old traditions, and fascinating folks. You will meet farmers who are also opera singers, young “wannabe” farmers trying to find their way in the new realities, Manitoba’s own amazing scientist, Dr. Martin Entz, who leads the world in his work - The Natural Systems Agriculture program and more. Meet our participants.

We invite you to follow along with our journey. Filming since February 2016, and right through to the seeds going into the ground in spring 2017, experience this beautiful and sometimes harsh world of those who grow our food.

Here is our fund raising video of 6 minutes, and though we will be creating the short preview later, see and hear the people, animals and landscape in our full length trailer.

And join us on our website “From Seed to Seed”
and Facebook Page with regular updates by the Director and Producer Katharina

“And This Is My Garden is not just about one school’s gardening project, it’s about breaking new ground in education, and it has the power to change the way we live.”
- Director Katharina Stieffenhofer.

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cover photo Katherina and plant
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On Magazine
Dec 2010 issue interview with Katharina.

This DVD is now available through the Winnipeg Film Group
Or contact Katharina.



The success of the Mel Johnson School Gardening Project has been recognized by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, the David Suzuki Foundation, and Manitoba Conservation.
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