Seeds of Time

Asia Premiere | 77 mins | Agriculture, Seed Bank | PG

SYNOPSIS

A storm is brewing: our gene banks are crumbling and accelerating climate change is threatening global food security. The film follows conservationist Cary Fowler as he races against time to protect agricultural crops by building the world's first global seed vault on the Arctic circle.

Screened together with short film, Back Home for Dinner by Tan Hai Han.

INFORMATION
  • Director Sandy McLeod
  • Runtime 77 mins
  • Language English
  • Subject Agriculture, Seed Bank
  • Rating PG
REVIEWS

"Compelling and thought-provoking documentary."

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The Austin Chronicle

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"Offers a vital, clear-headed look at the effects of climate change on global food security"

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The Los Angeles Times

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"This is a documentary you cannot afford to miss."

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Criterion Cast

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"The urgency of expanding the world's seed portfolio is made eminently clear."

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The New York Times

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OFFICIAL SELECTION 2016