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What is the cost of convenience? Follow the life cycle of a paper cup and the environmental repercussions of a society reliant on convenience. Filmed in the San Francisco Bay Area with interviews from local activists and experts. 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.
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What is the cost of convenience?
For the Price of a Cup of Coffee is a short environmental documentary examining 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.
PRODUCED BY: Wayward Sparrow Productions
Directed, Produced, Shot and Edited by: Hypatia Angelique Porter
Additional Cinematography/Producing: Troy Johnson
Photography: Phillip Mitchell
Original Score/Additional Sound Editing: Chris Vibberts
Best Documentary: Epidemic Student Film Festival 2007 Best Environmental Documentary: Cabbagetown Short Film Festival 2007 Festival Favorite: Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival, 2008