Circle of Poison

When the U.S. government bans a chemical deeming it harmful to its citizens, companies are still allowed to produce it for export only. "Circle of Poison" exposes this disturbing federal policy that sends a message to the world that American lives are more valuable, taking a global look at communities impacted by the export of toxic pesticides and how they are fighting back.

Director(s): Evan Mascagni, Shannon Post
Production: Evan Mascagni, Shannon Post, Nick Capezzera
Music: Dan Halperin
Actors: Vandana Shiva, Elizabeth Kucinich, Jimmy Carter, Noam Chomsky
Year: 2015
Duration: 71 min
Our age recommendation: 16
Language (audio): English, Spanish, Malayalam
Country of origin: United States
Shooting Locations: Mexico, India, Argentina, United States
Screening rights: Journeyman Pictures ()
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Main topic(s): Genetic Engineering + Seeds
Secondary topics: toxins industrial agriculture
Mentions: export pesticides chemicals organic soil forbidden toxic India evolving door round up soy education Dow Syngenta Bayer health deformities hydrocephaly hydrocephalus water poison gas
Topic Page(s): Genetic Engineering + Seeds

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