On the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen in the freezing cold of the Arctic Ocean, hundreds of thousands of seed samples are stored in a concrete bunker. They are supposed to guarantee the survival of agriculture and thus the survival of mankind.
As many irreplaceable seeds near extinction, "Seed" reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David and Goliath battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12'000 year food legacy. |
Golden Genes — part nature film, part political documentary — demonstrates the extent to which biodiversity research is not only challenging human society but also our very conception
of humankind. |
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