“Global agriculture has changed more in the past 50 years than in the previous 10,000. Nowhere is this conflict more poignant than in the story of seed.”

A landmark film narrated by Jeremy Irons.
Produced by The Gaia Foundation and the African Biodiversity Network, in collaboration with MELCA Ethiopia, Navdanya International and GRAIN.
Produced & Directed by Jess Phillimore
Camera – Jess Phillimore, Jason Taylor, Damian Prestidge.

The film is also available in French, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish.
Find out more at:
http://www.seedsoffreedom.info

Documentaries, Links

Almudena Toral: Morocco’s ‘Mule Ladies’ via The New York Times.

Moroccan women face a dangerous daily toil, carrying large bales of duty-free goods back from the Spanish North African enclave of Melilla.

Thanks Xavier de Torres!

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The “Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes” is an experiment done by Jane Elliott, the day following Martin Luther King’s assassination, to teach her 3rd grade students, to understand discrimination.

This, now famous, exercise labels participants as inferior or superior based solely upon the color of their eyes and exposes them to the experience of being a minority.

More videos: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/divided/etc/view.html
More about Jane Elliott: 
http://www.janeelliott.com

- Thank you Kallena Kucers.

Links, Photography

Photojournalism: “China: Undercurrents” by Ian Teh.

“Several times Ian Teh made a 1000 km road trip through small cities, major industrial sites and neighboring corners of the Chinese border between Russia and North Korea in order to create this photo-journalistic series entitled China: Undercurrents.” via My Modern Met

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Documentary 1:21:47 by Kirsten Dirksen.

Kirsten Dirksen invites us on her journey into the tiny homes of people searching for simplicity, self-sufficiency, minimalism and happiness by creating shelter in caves, converted garages, trailers, tool sheds, river boats and former pigeon coops.