Wild Relatives

A transportation of seeds between the Arctic and Lebanon unfolds a complex matrix of people and plant lives between two distant spots of the earth.

Directors

Jumana Manna

Country

Lebanon, Norway, Germany

Year

2018

Running Time

66 mins 

Website

cargocollective.com/jumanamanna/Wild-Relatives

SFGFF Film Program: 

Green Film Fest Screening - September 13, 2018

California Premiere.

Wild Relatives is a profound meditation on resilience in an era defined by displacement, climate change, and war, documenting the complex pathway of seed transactions between Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley and the Global Seed Vault deep inside Norway’s Svalbard archipelago. Environmental Award Winner at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018.