January 23, 2012
Date: Wednesday February 29, 2012
Location: Galileo's Lounge, SU Building
For more info and to watch the trailer see http://www.cinemapolitica.org/screening/lethbridge/bananas
Juan "Accidentes" Dominguez is on his biggest case ever. On behalf of twelve Nicaraguan banana workers he is tackling Dole Food in a ground-breaking legal battle for their use of a banned pesticide that was known by the company to cause sterility. Can he beat the giant, or will the corporation get away with it? In the suspenseful documentary BANANAS!*, filmmaker Fredrik Gertten sheds new light on the global politics of food.