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This documentary deals with the gradual shift from the family farm to corporation-run farms, with all the ensuing problems and personal hardship. It is an incisive evaluation of what is happening in North American and worldwide agriculture today.

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Potatoes, Robert Lang, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Robert Lang
  • producer
    Gary Toole
    Roman Bittman
  • executive producer
    Colin Low
  • script
    Gary Toole
  • camera
    Savas Kalogeras
    Andreas Poulsson
  • sound
    John Knight
  • editing
    Robert Lang
    Gary Toole

  • sixam

    That black-and-white news film of the protest was recorded in 1975. I am curious to know when all Canadian TV stations switched entirely to colour broadcasts. It must have been a long transition.

    sixam, 20 Jul 2019

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