Futur d'Espoir

"Futur d'Espoir" follows the journey of a 17-year-old who challenges the world. In fifteen interviews, the young Guillaume Thébault tries to form an opinion on agriculture and notes that it is far less joyful than he imagined. But instead of getting depressed, he is looking for alternatives and finally explores what works.

He interviews economists, botanists, writers, teachers, farmers, vendors and permaculturists about the question: "Can the methods of so-called 'alternative agriculture' really feed the world?" A film unfolds that focuses on positive solutions that can be applied by everyone. "Futur d'Espoir" shows the local context and people, of whom we do not know they are doing good.

Guillaume Thébault's first documentary film comes at a time when the agricultural sector is hit hard by economic and environmental problems. So he wants to bring solutions and to help limiting the damage.

Director(s): Guillaume Thébault
Script: Guillaume Thébault
Production: Guillaume Thébault
Music: Audio Network A-music
Actors: Serge Latouche, Valentina Hemmeler Maïga, Léa Winter, Rajagopal Puthan Veetil, Gilles Clément, MIchel Paris, Pierre Paris, Lucie Durand, Louis Durand, Marc Chevalier, Gilles-Eric Séralini, Cynthia Osorio Torres, Ueli Hurter, Timothée Jeannotat, Christiane Perriollat, Marine Doung Bopha, Nikolai Höfer, Dimitri Abbt
Year: 2016
Duration: 92 min
Our age recommendation: 16
Language (audio): French
Language (subtitles): French
Country of origin: Switzerland
Shooting Locations: Switzerland, France, India

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Main topic(s): Global Food
Secondary topics: organic soil food security toxins industrial agriculture politics sufficiency
Mentions: solution alternative water pollution organic produce farmers pesticides fertility soil botanist Monsanto seed bank dependency permapark permaculture meat production
Topic Page(s): Global Food

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