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Think Global, Act Rural

Local Solutions for Global Disorder
Star rating: 4 of 6
2010 | 111 min | Recommended min. age: 16 y

What are the common points of a couple of microbiologists in France, the millions of migrant workers in Brazil, Vandana Shiva’s experimental farms in India and the wold’s biggest organic plantation in Ukraine? They all share one goal: improving soil quality and preserving seed diversity – to protect the environment and to produce healthier food.

In her new documentary, multi-awarded french filmmaker Colin Sperreau shows people fighting against the poisoning of our soils by the use of chemical fertilizer and pesticides, and people opposing the few unscrupulous companies that control the seed supply worldwide and blackmail farmers. In “Think Global, Act Rural“, wee meet fascinating personalities who have found a wide range of solutions for the smarter use of our limited resources.

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