Seed: The Untold Story
CAST: Vandana Shiva, Andrew Kimbrell, Jane Goodall DIRECTOR: Jon Betz, Taggart Siegel TUESDAY FILM SERIES
SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these reluctant heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds.
Farming may seem prosaic to the uninitiated, but "Seed: The Untold Story" reveals the poetry present in the practice through its smallest element.Kimber Myers, Los Angeles Times
A model of scientific insight, story-telling and cinematic panache that reminds us that the future of life under capitalism is guarded at best.Louis Proyect, rec.arts.movies.reviews