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THINK GLOBAL, ACT RURAL

France, 2010 (MIFF 2011, Documentaries)

Director: Coline Serreau

THINK GLOBAL, ACT RURAL

"Films full of warnings and disasters have been made and have served their purpose, but now it is time to show that solutions do exist." - filmmaker Coline Serreau

Focusing her lens on the catastrophic state of the worldwide agriculture industry, filmmaker Coline Serreau exposes the trail of destroyed livelihoods they've left in their wake. An entire countryside in France is left abandoned, hundreds of thousands of farmers have ended their own lives throughout India, and in many areas whole generations are left jobless.

Looking beyond the disastrous effects of agriculture's mass commodification, Think Global, Act Rural investigates the way forward, profiling organic farming techniques that may offer hope for the future.

"Picking up where Food, Inc. left off, Think Global, Act Rural examines the horrors of industrialized agriculture on a planet-wide scale." - Variety

D/S Coline Serreau P Matthieu Warter, Guillaume Parent Dist Hopscotch L English, French, Spanish, Ukrainian, Arabic w/English

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