Organic food in Manila

Food consumption dynamics among the urban middle classes in South and Southeast Asia

This film is part of a series of 6 films that reveal the complexity of food consumption dynamics among the middle classes in two rapidly changing, urban centres: Metro Manila, the Philippines and Bangalore, India. Based on a two-year academic research project, the six films highlight the changing patterns, practices and policies related to food consumption in these two mega-cities.

Eating in and food waste in Bangalore
Eating out and food waste. Reduce, Reuse and Recycle in Bangalore
Waste management and recycling in Bangalore
Distinctly Filipino Cuisine in Manila
Eating out and food waste in Metro Manila
Organic food in Manila

Directors Helena Ziherl, Reto Steffen, Marlyne Sahakian
Editors Reto Steffen, Helena Ziherl, Max Hauri
Assistance with on-location shooting Pia Faustino, Abigail Marie Favis and Christine Camata
Voiceover Pia Faustino

Based on research by Suren Erkman, Shalini Randeria, Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Lorraine Mangaser, Abigail Marie Favis.