Video: John McLaverty from Oxfam visited the FILMCLUB studio to mark World Food Day, raising awareness about global food production and talking about films that highlight the problem, including Fantastic Mr. Fox. We've put together a World Food Day inspired film topic and free downloadable resource so you can further explore the issues John raised.

Profile: Why are almost a billion people left hungry in the world? World Food Day is a fantastic initiative aimed at raising awareness of the plight of economically deprived countries. Oxfam has over 70 years experience fighting poverty worldwide.

How can you help?

After engaging with World Food Day (October 16th) through our films and webcasts we recommend you join Oxfam's Grow Campaign - a project to help grow food more fairly and sustainably.

Explore Behind The Scenes

World Food Day with Oxfam

  • Wed 26 September 2012 (suitable for Primary clubs) Oxfam's John McLaverty talks about the Grow campaign and tells us how you can make a difference.

    Wed 26 September 2012 (suitable for Primary clubs) Oxfam's John McLaverty talks about the Grow campaign and tells us how you can make a difference.

    FILMCLUB reporter Mads talks to Oxfam's John McLaverty about some of the issues surrounding World Food Day, showing clips from Black Gold, Grow Your Own and Fantastic Mr. Fox to highlight some of his points.

  • Wed 26 September 2012 (suitable for Secondary clubs) "Food is an incredibly profitable business"

    Wed 26 September 2012 (suitable for Secondary clubs) "Food is an incredibly profitable business"

    John McLaverty from Oxfam speaks to FILMCLUB reporter Lily about some of the reasons why global poverty is still such a huge problem.

World Food Day with Oxfam’s Films

  • Detail image from Fantastic Mr Fox

    Fantastic Mr Fox
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  • Grow Your Own

    Grow Your Own
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  • Detail image from Our Daily Bread

    Our Daily Bread
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