Sovereign Soil

(Sovereign Soil)

A community in subarctic Canada faces the challenge of obtaining even the most basic farm products on a daily basis. However, despite all of the difficulties and emerging environmental changes, they want to maintain their freedom and way of life.

Growing even the least demanding of crops in snow-covered, frozen, or, at best, merely swampy soil poses a challenge but is not impossible. This film, which visits some of the northern hemisphere’s most resolute growers, is evidence. But even this expedition to the furthest boundaries of civilisation does not distance itself from global problems, as the environmental crisis starts to endanger even the local carefully tested procedures. The laboriously established balance between human needs and nature may soon shatter.

Impact

Even we who live in cities can experience the joy that comes from growing our own herbs or vegetables. There are many places to find tips and inspiration, such as the Kokoza organisation, which has for several years been organising courses and raising awareness about growing your own food in a city, composting, healthy food, and community life.

Czech premiere

About the film

Director: David Curtis
Canada
2019 | 91 min.

Language: English

Subtitles: (No Subtitles)

Category

UnEarthed

Director

David Curtis

Filmography
2019 - Sovereign soil

David  Curtis

Screenings

12. 09. 14:00 Kasárna Karlín
CSL Interpretation
Tickets
19. 09. 21:00 Svetozor - Small Hall
Tickets

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