Bitter Seeds shows us how little we know about genetically modified seeds. But farmers have an advocate in quantum physicist and activist Vandana Shiva, India's leading opponent of genetic modification and the patenting of seeds.
At the 2012 San Francisco International Film Festival, a series of films documented foreign farmers driven to suicide by their failure to pay off their debts. Watching wealthy Americans handle debt only reaffirms the rigged system.
"Every 30 minutes a farmer in India kills himself ..." This frightening fact is pointed out in "Bitter Seeds," the third documentary in "The Globalization Trilogy" directed by Micha Peled.