SEED: The Untold Story

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SEED is an eye-opening environmental documentary about the dramatic loss of seed diversity and the future of our food, from the creators of The Real Dirt on Farmer John & Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?
We’re partnering with organizations in cities across the country to raise awareness about this critical issue as well as organizations that are working to build healthy, sustainable communities. We hope this film will inspire audiences to take action. SEED’s community outreach and engagement team will work with your organization and provide the resources to make this event a success and an opportunity to involve like-minded people in your organization.
SEED won the GREEN PLANET AWARD at Rhode Island International Film Festival, Discovery Channel ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD at Sheffield Doc/Fest in England, GRAND JURY AWARD at the Nashville Film Festival, and BEST IN FESTIVAL at the Princeton Environmental Film Festival.
SEED: The Untold Story movie poster
Los Angeles premiere of SEED: The Untold Story at the Monica Film Center! Q&A with filmmakers 9/30 & 10/1
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New York premiere of SEED: The Untold Story at Cinema Village! Q & A with filmmakers on 9/23 & 9/24 after evening showtimes.


Film Synopsis:
Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds, worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these reluctant heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds. SEED features Vandana Shiva, Dr. Jane Goodall, Andrew Kimbrell, Winona Laduke and Raj Patel.
SEED: The Untold Story is Executive Produced by Marisa Tomei, Marc Turtletaub (Little Miss Sunshine), and Phil Fairclough(Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams).

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