Stories are best told by the people who live them.
Small-crop farmers in southern Brazil are using sustainable plantation methods such as agroecology and agroforestry to grow organic food and rescue degradated land. Local farmers show us how their production works in Assentamento do Contestado, a Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) settlement in Paraná, Brazil. They don’t only guarantee sustainable food production, but also educate others on the benefits of agroecology and the reduction of pesticides.
After the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, Alinx left his country looking for a better life in Brazil. Joined only by his sister, he tells us about his difficult start in a new country where he had no friends and didn’t speak the language.
This video was a finalist at the Rio de Janeiro State University’s (UERJ) 7th Annual Short Film Festival.