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Movie record | The Garden
Title The Garden
Director/producer Scott Hamilton Kennedy
Country of production USA
Year of production 2008
Length 77 mins
Actors/notable persons Danny Glover and Daryl Hannah
Summary Filmmaker, Kennedy examines the trials and tribulations of America's largest urban farm.
Certificate/recommended age 12+ Recommended for school year
Languages English, Spanish Subtitled English
Key themes climate change
Main regions Global Countries USA
Run by immigrants from Latin America, the fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. From here they grown their own food, feed their families and create a community. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their oasis… This Academy Award-nominated drama-doc follows the community as they speak out, demand answers and fight back.
Tight, gripping, a classic story CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Grand Jury Prize, Silverdocs Documentary Festival (2008)
For home use Available from Amazon.co.uk
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