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A Documentary Film

The Remarkable Life Story of Eco-activist Dr. Vandana Shiva

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How did the willful daughter of a Himalayan forest conservator become the world’s most powerful opponent of Monsanto? The Seeds of Vandana Shiva, a feature-length documentary, presents the remarkable life story of the Gandhian eco-activist and agro-ecologist, Vandana Shiva.

“All of us who care about the future of Planet Earth must be grateful to Vandana Shiva. Her voice is powerful, and she is not afraid to tackle those corporate giants that are polluting, degrading and ultimately destroying the natural world.”

– Jane Goodall, UN Messenger of Peace –

One of the top five “Most Important People in Asia”

– AsiaWeek –

“An Environmental Hero.”

– Time Magazine –

“One of the greatest eco-activists of our time.”

– Bill Moyers –

“She has devoted her life to fighting for the rights of the ordinary people of India. Her fierce intellect and her disarmingly friendly, accessible manner have made her a valuable advocate for people all over the developing world.”

– Ms. Magazine –

“One of the world’s most prominent radical scientists.”

– The Guardian –

“Vandana explains that small farms are the future and we must all participate in the movement towards regenerative agriculture, economies, and ways of being that respect the ecosystems on which we all rely.”

– Cara Delevingne –

“A leading thinker who has eloquently blended her views on the environment, agriculture, spirituality, and women’s rights into a powerful philosophy.”

– Utne Reader –

“An incredibly powerful human being and a true leader in the necessary movement to reverse the dreadful actions that are currently taking place, that are preventing us from having true access to our birthright and living in harmony with the planet and one another.”

– Russell Brand –

“This is a wonderful film; I hope millions of people will see it.”

– Satish Kumar, Editor Emeritus Resurgence & Ecologist –

“The Seeds of Vandana Shiva is so powerful. I loved the clarity, the intercontinental/ globalness of the story, the diversity, the intimacy and, of course, the photography.”

– Grove Harris, United Nations Representative for Temple of Understanding –

“Leveraging her scientific background to support ecological activism and GMO nonviolent resistance, Dr. Shiva is a consummate role model. Every (aspiring) changemaker can learn something from her story.”

– Melanie Rieback, EU Women Innovator Winner, 2019 –

“A masterpiece. There’s such a great flow to the filming, editing and writing as you reveal Vandana Shiva’s crusade. I loved the opening; the vision of this woman walking out of the developing world and into the U.N.”

– Melanie Chartoff, author Odd Woman Out –

A classic David versus Goliath tale, the film shows how Vandana, a brilliant scientist, became Monsanto’s worst nightmare and a rock star of the international organic food movement.

Vandana Shiva is a modern-day revolutionary, and for forty years has been fighting a heroic battle on behalf of humanity and the ecologically besieged natural systems that support us. But she is opposed by powerful multinational corporations invested in continuing their degenerative but lucrative agricultural practices. By profiling one of the greatest activists of modern times, the film looks at the epic struggle over who controls the world’s food systems, and asks the question, who will prevail?

A classic David versus Goliath tale, the film shows how Vandana, a brilliant scientist, became Monsanto’s worst nightmare and a rock star of the international organic food movement.

Vandana Shiva is a modern-day revolutionary, and for forty years has been fighting a heroic battle on behalf of humanity and the ecologically besieged natural systems that support us. But she is opposed by powerful multinational corporations invested in continuing their degenerative but lucrative agricultural practices. By profiling one of the greatest activists of modern times, the film looks at the epic struggle over who controls the world’s food systems, and asks the question, who will prevail?

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