Circle of Poison
Official film description...
When the U.S. government bans a chemical deeming it harmful to its citizens, companies are still allowed to produce it for export only. „Circle of Poison” exposes this disturbing federal policy that sends a message to the world that American lives are more valuable, taking a global look at communities impacted by the export of toxic pesticides and how they are fighting back.
“an eye-opening and ire-raising doc” – Hollywood Reporter
“A straightforward indictment of longstanding ecological injustice.“ – The Hollywood Reporter
“Dangerously Enlightening” – Reel Honest Reviews
“Make sure not to miss…” – Green Mom
“the definitive film critique of pesticides that benefits from a wide array of scientific experts and activists” – Louis Proyect,
“Ultimately, this film accomplishes what it sets out to do – raise awareness.” – The Highlighter
“enlightening film about the food we eat” – Fete Lifestyle Magazine
“an important look at how dangerous pesticides have been imposed on developing countries and how people are now fighting back.” – Al Jazeera
Technical information and screening rights...
Director: Evan Mascagni, Shannon Post
Production: Evan Mascagni, Shannon Post, Nick Capezzera
Music: Dan Halperin
Actors: Elizabeth Kucinich, Dr. Vandana Shiva, President Jimmy Carter
Shooting locations: USA, Argentina, Mexico, India
Run Time: 71 minutes
Language (Audio): English, Spanish, Malayalam
World rights: Journeyman Pictures
Original title: Circle of Poison