Seed: The Untold StoryHD Closed Captioning
Taggart Siegel & Jon Betz
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About the Movie
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. Winner of 13 International Film Festival Awards.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 10
- Fresh: 9
- Rotten: 1
- Average Rating: 8.4/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Farming may seem prosaic to the uninitiated, but "Seed: The Untold Story" reveals the poetry present in the practice through its smallest element.
Fresh: An eco-doc centered on the glories of diversity in the world's population of edible plants, Seed: The Untold Story contains just enough gourmet touches to draw foodies into the audience alongside the usual environmentalist crowd.
Fresh: Seed: The Untold Story is the rare documentary from filmmakers who are not just capable but also in love with their craft.