In all journalistic work, encounters are decisive. They prevail over any “synopsis” that may have been previously written in the office. They are high points both in the filming process and in the journalist’s reflection, often to a much greater extent than the edited interview sequences lead to believe.
By traveling the world collecting first-hand accounts of intrigues in the food industry, I had a great deal of contact with various associations and activists who were not merely victims of pollution and the capitalist exploitation of the planet – they were also agents of resistance and innovation, bearers of positive experiences and hope. Alongside experts in agronomy and economics, they will be the key individuals of the new film because, as far as agriculture is concerned, they are in the best position to say what does and does not work.