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Seed: The Untold Story

Seed: The Untold Story
Documentary | 2016 | NR. 1hr 34min
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.

Join us for a discussion of Seed: the Untold Story following the 6:25 p.m. screening on Tuesday, December 13 led by Ulysses Martin.

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,
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