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2016 Wine Country Film Festival

Seed: the Untold Story

Directed by Taggart Siegel & Jon Betz

Food On Film / India, Mexico, South Africa, USA / 2016 / Agriculture, Food, Healing, Viticulture / 94 mins / English

Seed: The Untold Story

KenWood Restaurant Theatre Space
September 23, 2016 2:15 pm


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.

Preceded By

  1. The Perfect Protein

    Caterina Barjau and Jorge Martínez / Food On Film / 2016 / 20 mins
    Famous chefs from around the world speak on behalf of Oceana, an organization that protects the world's oceans, as they are taking sustainable approaches to the meals they cook to help promote sea life preservation. Our fish stocks are in serious decline. We must stop overfishing, limit incidental by-catch and protect habitats. If we do, there would be enough fish to provide nutritious daily food for a 1 billion people.

    Precedes: Seed: the Untold Story, West Coast Sea Salt

  2. West Coast Sea Salt

    Deborah Burns & Rich Johnson / Food On Film / Canada / 2016 / Agriculture, Food, Nature / 10 mins
    Foraging for sea salt on British Columbia's West Coast with Andrew Shepherd, salt expert and founder of Vancouver Island Salt Co. and Lisa Marie, holistic nutritionist and food forager.

    Preceded by: The Perfect Protein

    Precedes: Seed: the Untold Story

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Seed: The Untold Story

KenWood Restaurant Theatre Space
September 23, 2016 2:15 pm