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On the beaches of Qeshm Island (southern Iran), Mohammad, Hassan and Ahmad, three traditional moshta (‘trap’) fishermen are striving to preserve their outdated way of fishing, surrounded by plants, harbors, trawlers and ferries, and not giving up. The film opens a window on rural Iran entrapped between traditions and modernity.
In a permaculture schooling farm and within a beehive-like bunch, we meet those who have engaged in a new philosophy of providing food and taste, and initiate in listening to nature and act on the future. Confronting industrial farming with its excesses, permaculture replaces annual crops and seeds with a perenial agriculture, nurishing the earth as much as using it.
From the uzbek farm worker in the cotton fields to the Indian dyer, through an activist for workers' rights in Indonesia to the belgian store where the director grew up, panties come to life. Its manufacturing process symbolizes the raw mechanisms of globalization. What value is given to the clothes and especially to the lives of those who make them?
In DR Congo, one of the most violent regions in the world, "La Lucha", a handful of young people are peacefully fighting for democracy. They organized a struggle for the departure of President Kabila. As and when they succeed, they realize that the fight has a heavy price. Following for two years their confrontation with repression, the film witnesses a current citizen movement embracing the african continent.