DESIERTO VERDE

GREEN DESERT

By Ulises DE LA ORDEN

AURA FILMS (ARGENTINA) - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2013

The documentary shows the current mechanisms of the agricultural industry bringing problems such as deforestation, desertification, soil and agrochemical contamination.Hundreds of people die of cancer being poisoned by pesticides. By taking significance this reality, an unprecedented trial begins.

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Guadalajara FICG 2014
International Feature
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 84 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ulises DE LA ORDEN
    • Writer(s)
    • Mariano STAROSTA
    • Producer(s)
    • Ulises DE LA ORDEN
    • Synopsis
    • GREEN DESERT is a feature length documentary about food production that shows the current mechanisms of the agricultural industry, raising the need to visualize problems associated with this business, such as deforestation, desertification, soil and agrochemical contamination. In Ituzaingo, a small town in Argentina, surrounded by soybean fields, hundreds of people die of cancer being poisoned by pesticides. Alerted by the health of their own families and the community, a group of women begin to gather for joint actions. By taking significance the “map of death” that these draws, an unprecedented trial begins.
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