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Seeds of hunger

Author: Yves BillyRichard ProstPeter LeonardSylvain RoumetteMaryam RahmanianAll authors
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : [Distributed by] Icarus Films, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With the world of agriculture confronting the impact of such factors as global warming, population urbanization trends, changes in eating habits, and increased use of grain for biofuels, [this film] outlines the shape of an impending global food crisis. Filmed in Africa, China, Latin America, and the U.S., [the film] examines issues involved in creating such a crisis, including the politics of food security and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Environmental films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Yves Billy; Richard Prost; Peter Leonard; Sylvain Roumette; Maryam Rahmanian; Bruno Parmentier; Zhang Shihuang; Lester R Brown; M Dufumier; Amani Elobeid; Stefan Tangermann; ARTE France.; Auteurs Associés.; Radio-Télévision belge de la communauté culturelle française.; Radio-télévision suisse romande.; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; CBC Newsworld.; Lichtpunt (Firm); Yleisradio Oy.; Centre national de la cinématographie (France); Sveriges television.; Icarus Films.
OCLC Number: 460709096
Language Note: In English and French and occasional local languages with English subtitles.
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced in 2008.
Credits: Camera and sound, Richard Prost, Philippe Costantini ; editor, Sabine Franel ; musical supervisor, Serge Kochyne ; narration, Sylvain Roumette, Yves Billy ; narrator, Peter Leonard.
Performer(s): Narration, Sylvain Roumette, Yves Billy, Peter Leonard ; Interviewees, Maryam Rahmanian, Bruno Parmentier, Zhang Shihuang, Lester Brown, Marc Dufumier, Amani Elobeid, and Stefan Tangermann.
Description: 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Contents: Commodity speculation --
Small farmers' plight --
Urban allure --
Ever growing demand --
Argentina agribusiness --
Biodiesel consumptions --
Search for a new food supply.
Responsibility: presented by Icarus Films ; Arte France ; Auteurs Associés present ; with the participation of RTBF Télévision Belge ; TSR Télévision Suisse Romande ; CBC Newsworld ; Radio-Canada ; Lichtpunt ; YLE TV1 ; SVT, and with the support of Centre National de la Cinématographie ; an Yves Billy and Richard Prost film ; directors, Yves Billy and Richard Prost ; producer, Yves Billy.

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"With the world of agriculture confronting the impact of such factors as global warming, population urbanization trends, changes in eating habits, and increased use of grain for biofuels, [this film] outlines the shape of an impending global food crisis. Filmed in Africa, China, Latin America, and the U.S., [the film] examines issues involved in creating such a crisis, including the politics of food security and scarcity, declining food production, and the need for increased production to meet population growth, the impact of genetically modified foods, water shortages, famine, food aid programs, the loss of crop land, and national food production, distribution and export policies."--Container.

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<i>Seeds of Hunger</i> gives a phenomenal and unrelenting scrutiny of the economic impacts of food shortages, commodity prices, and trade policies. It quickly moves from examples of international organizations’ failures to adequately address problems related to food prices and production, to...
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