Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds, worshiped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. Award winning documentary, 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 biotech 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.
From the creators of Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? and The Real Dirt on Farmer John, comes the eye-opening documentary about the dramatic loss of seed diversity and the movement to restore the future of our food.
“…a gorgeously made film, put together with as much care as it’s subjects devote to saving the remaining varieties of seeds.”
– LA Times
“A superb documentary…visually stunning…a model of scientific insight, story-telling and cinematic panache that reminds us that the future of life under capitalism is guarded at best.”
“An eco-doc centered on the glories of diversity in the world’s population of edible plants, SEED: The Untold Story contains just enough gourmet touches to draw foodies into the audience alongside the usual environmentalist crowd.”
– Hollywood Reporter
94 min. | Documentary
Directed by: Jon Betz, Taggart Siegel Starring: Vandana Shiva, Andrew Kimbrell, Jane Goodall
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