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Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes with intermission.
A Porte Parole (Montreal) production
This passionate and provocative docudrama – part courtroom confrontation, part social satire – sows the seeds of doubt. Centering on the four-year legal showdown between biotech giant Monsanto and Saskatchewan farmer Percy Schmeiser, the highly-acclaimed Seeds leads us through a high-voltage labyrinth of political manoeuvering, patent wars, and cash-fuelled science. Quite simply, Seeds is about the food we eat. Thought-provoking and irreverent, this deft piece of theatrical storytelling is an intellectual and emotional tour de force.
Did you know?
Much of the text is taken verbatim from court trial transcripts, news broadcasts, and interviews with the case’s stakeholders.
How often do we get the opportunity to wrap our heads around the big questions of our time and really flex that muscle between our ears? Seeds is that opportunity. It is a stunning and vastly important piece of documentary theatre…
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- by Annabel Soutar