India has more farmers than any country in the world, and they are in a crisis that is unprecedented in human history. Every 30 minutes a farmer in India kills himself in despair.
In a village at the center of the suicide epidemic, a farmer and his family struggle to keep his land and a teenage girl makes her first steps to become a journalist and tell the world about the crisis.
“Bitter Seeds” raises questions about the human cost of genetically-modified agriculture and the future of how we grow things.
This is the third film in Micha Peled’s globalization trilogy, following the award-winning “Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town” and “China Blue”.