2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Seeds of Time

A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Gene banks of the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation inspired rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are already affecting farmers globally. But Fowler's journey, and our own, is just beginning: From Rome to Russia and, finally, a remote island under the Arctic Circle, Fowler's passionate and personal journey may hold the key to saving the one resource we cannot live without: our seeds.

SXSW Eco Recommendation

Director: Sandy McLeod

Executive Producer: Stanley Buchthal, Abigail E. Disney

Producer: Sandy McLeod,

Cinematographer: Henrik Edelbo

Editor: JD Marlow, John Walter

Music: Kris Bowers

Additional Credits: Co-Producer: JD Marlow, Co-Producer: Emily Triantaphyllis, Supervising Producer: Chiemi Karasawa, Seed Images: Rob Kesseler & Wolfgang Stuppy

Principal Cast: Cary Fowler, Mariano Suta Apucusi, Pamela Anderson, Alejandro Argumedo, Lino Mamani Marca, John Torgrimson, Diane Ott Whealy, Nolberto Palomino Ccana, Luigi Guarino, Paul Smith


Sandy McLeod is an acclaimed independent filmmaker, having directed numerous music videos and short films in her 25-year career. Her short documentary Asylum was nominated for an Academy Award and an Emmy in 2003.

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