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Harvest of hunger by Collard, Marie-France

Through the story of a wheat harvest, between sowing and harvesting, import and export, between transformation into foodstuff and consumption, the film crosses the destinies of very different farmers in the North – France and Belgium – and in the South - Bolivia, Venezuela, Columbia.Within the time of a harvest, between President Putin's announcement that the exportations of wheat must stop because of the drought in Russia, the related rise in prices and the first hunger riots in Mozambique, the film tries to understand what is happening for our country's farmers, now subject to open market laws, while also having to cope with climate change... In contrast, thanks to Jean Ziegler whose always vibrant and incurred interventions punctuate the film, the situation in Bolivia suggests a different politic, where food sovereignty is among the objectives of Evo Morales's government, breaking with the cannibal order of the world...
Collard, Marie-France
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Marie-France Collard, Patrick de Lamalle
52 min.
Year of release
French, Spanish
Country of production

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