The Dispossessed

Les Dépossédés


Photography: Benoit Aquin , Mathieu Roy
Editing: Louis-Martin Paradis
Producer, Co-producer: Lucie Tremblay (Lowik Media), Gabriela Bussmann, Vadim Jendreyko (Mira Film), Colette Loumède (National Film Board of Canada)
Color: Colour
Language: English, French, German, Marathi

The camera’s steadfast gaze carefully follows the toil of small-scale farmers across the globe and records speeches by representatives of food conglomerates and supporters of sustainable development. The documentary essay uncovers the pyramid of an agriculture industry interested only in profit, with no regard for the nutritional needs of man and the soil.


Roy Mathieu is a contemporary Canadian director. He began his documentary career with his feature-length debut François Girard’s Three-Act Journey (2005), for which he won the Prix Gémeaux. 

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NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA / Elise Labbe / Montreal / Canada / +1 514 283 9133 / /
Festival edition: 2017
Sections: A Testimony on Nature
Premiere Type: World Premiere
Exhibition format: DCP
Subtitle languages: English
Simultaneous interpreting: CZ
25.10.2017Dělnický dům 15:30


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