Cyclovida & Seeds of Freedom: opening night of FoE’s Feast of Film
Friends of the Earth presents the sixth annual Feast of Film
A celebration of good food and farming.
Saturday August 23rd 2003, 4pm-7pm
Box Factory Community Centre, 59 Regent Street South, Adelaide
Tickets $10-$15, at the door
Soup, bread and cakes available at interval, by donation
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
4pm doors open
4:30 films begin
5:30 – 6pm intermission
All funds raised support local and international projects for just and sustainable food and farming.
Ciclovida (lifecycle) 76 min, Brazil
Ciclovida (lifecycle) follows a group of subsistence farmers as they traverse the South American continent by bicycle on a mission to rescue natural seeds.
The travellers document how agrofuels are taking over the countryside and displacing millions of small farmers and indigenous communities. Subsistence crops and forests are being replaced by green deserts of genetically modified monocultures where nothing else, plant or animal, can survive the toxic sprays.
Seeds of Freedom 30min
Seeds of Freedom charts the story of seed from its roots at the heart of traditional, diversity rich farming systems across the world, to being transformed into a powerful commodity, used to monopolise the global food system.The film highlights the extent to which the industrial agricultural system, and genetically modified (GM) seeds in particular, has impacted on the enormous agro-biodiversity evolved by farmers and communities around the world, since the beginning of agriculture.…