About The Film

For the Price of a Cup of Coffee

Directed by Hypatia Angelique Porter

What is the cost of convenience? This thoughtful and provocative film examines the life cycle of a paper cup and the repercussions of a society reliant on convenience. Why are less than 1% of coffeeshop patrons bringing their own cup? Why do we have so much garbage, and where does it go? What is the true cost of a disposable culture? Shot throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including interviews with local activists, environmental experts and coffeeshop owners. This film is full of information that all consumers should know about the products that we use everyday, and the steps we need to make towards a more sustainable world. Winner of multiple awards, including Festival Favorite at 2008 Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival.

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