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 Blog | Final Straw – Food | Earth | Happiness

Japan Tour Schedule / Spring 2016

Posted April 28, 2016

Suhee and Patrick will be on tour in Japan with our co-producer Kaori Tsuji for 10 weeks. Here are the dates and locations of the shows…

The Seeds Inside of Us – Jinju

Posted April 13, 2016

Every individual on this earth is extraordinary, and we hope the film can help us see this, just as a good book or a soulful music performance can…

Generations of a One Straw Revolution in Berkeley

Dinner after the screening at Mino and Fusako's home

Posted March 30, 2016

Sometimes things align just right, and it feels extraordinary…

An Ecology of One

Posted March 8, 2016

Beyond concepts or semantics “Nature” and “Ecology” are as inseparable from each other as we are from them…

The Earth Flag

Posted February 22, 2016

While at once a symbol of pride, the national flag can become a tool of supremacy and separation from our kin. Could we unite instead, behind an “Earth” flag?

Northern California Events / Winter 2016

Posted February 10, 2016

Join us for Final Straw screenings and workshop events in the San Francisco Bay Area this Winter!

Making the Film: A Search for “Root” Solutions to Social Issues

Patrick and Suhee during filming of a community project in Megijima, Japan

Posted January 31, 2016

Our best solutions revolve around the need to be connected and to form compassionate relationships…

Who is this Film For?

Trying out human-powered farm tools at a natural rice farm in Awaji, Japan

Posted January 23, 2016

Let’s start by being honest about who hates this film. Chemical manufacturers, the industrial farm lobby, and GMO seed companies obviously hate us…

2015 Year in Review

Posted December 28, 2015

Thanks to your support, we’ve been busy this year! A 40-date film tour of South Korea, community workshops, exhibitions, and writings read 150,000 people around the world. We hope you enjoy this ‘highlights’ report for the year!

That Feeling I Can’t Describe

Posted November 18, 2015

It’s something I can’t describe or explain to people, but it’s in your film…