Seed: The untold Story

Special Screening

Nevada Theatre Film Series,
and SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival present:

SEED: The Untold Story
Directed and Produced by Taggart Siegel & Jon Betz
2016 | Documentary | 94 min


seed-nt-event-poster-11x17When: Sunday, November 13, 2016

Time: 7 pm

Location: The Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City

Tickets: Advance tickets $9.00; $12.00 at the door. Tickets available ONLINE or at the BriarPatch Co-Op.

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Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshiped 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.

This showing is a benefit for SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival, which runs Jan. 12-16, 2017. Presented in partnership with the Nevada Theater Film Series.