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Biopiracy: Who owns Life?

May 13th, 2012

Documentary (26′)

A groundbreaking film about the outrageous theft of genetic resources from poor countries by powerful multinational corporations. The film details examples of biopiracy in Zimbabwe and India, and offers suggestions on protecting the rights of indigenous communities. The film has already been screened at several international environmental conferences as well as at the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development. “Biopiracy: Who owns Life?” was a finalist in the prestigious Panda Awards at the¬†Wildscreen¬†festival in Bristol, UK.

 

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Zimmedia

Zimmedia is an award winning film company that produces fiction and documentary films on a wide range of subjects through arts and culture to politics and human rights. We produce and direct films for international television and cinema audiences, as well as NGO and corporate clients. Founded in Zimbabwe, we are now based in South Africa and the UK.