Marie Michael Library

Title

Eternal Seed

Length

43 min.

File No

606

Format

DVD

Description

With insightful interviews and rare footage from India's agricultural industry, this keenly observed film by Meera Dewan depicts Indian women's struggles to use traditional farming practices instead of chemically-based agriculture. Comparing the practices of women who consider seeds sacred with multinational companies' use of sterilized hybrids, this evocative analysis celebrates the scientific basis of women's native traditions in a provocative look at the evolving meanings of healthy land use.

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