Director: Jeremy Seifert

Year: 2008

Country: USA

Length: 115 min

Language: English


Inspired by a curiosity about our country’s careless habit of sending food straight to landfills, the multi-award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of Los Angeles’ supermarkets. In the process, they salvage thousands of dollars worth of good, edible food – resulting in an eye-opening documentary that is equal parts entertainment, guerilla journalism and call to action.

"...An eye-opening exposé on the excesses and waste of the American food industry."
The News Tribune

"Dive! provides plenty of food for thought about how much we waste."
The Denver Post

DIVE! has garnered critical praise while raising important questions about hunger and waste in our society. This is Seifert's first film and has been warmly received by audiences across the country, winning eleven festivals thus far, including the Boulder International, Sedona International, DC Independent, and Oxford Film Festivals.

Film Selection: Food / Famine