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Poisoning Paradise

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Genres: Documentary
Starring: John Aana, Paul Achitoff, Alika Atay
Director: Keely Shaye Brosnan, Teresa Tico
Plot Synopsis:

Journey to the seemingly idyllic world of Native Hawaiians, where communities are surrounded by experimental test sites and pesticides sprayed upwind of their neighborhoods. Poisoning Paradise details the ongoing struggle to advance bold new legislation governing the fate of their island home.

In an attempt to diversify an economy that was overly reliant on tourism, policymakers in both Hawaii and Washington, D.C. encouraged the world's largest bio-tech companies to utilize Kauai's favorable climate and fertile soil to test genetically engineered seeds and crops. Corporations including Syngenta, Pioneer DuPont, BASF, and Dow Agrosciences have since applied hundreds of tons of Restricted Use (RU) pesticides on thousands of acres across the Garden Island's West Side, the traditional homeland of an indigenous and disenfranchised population.

Interviews with local residents, scientists, and healthcare professionals reveal the hardships and ecological dangers of intensive and continuous ...

  • Release Details
    Release Date: June 4th, 2019
    Movie Release Year: 2018
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Gravitas Ventures
  • Technical Specs
    Specs:Blu-ray Disc
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p AVC/MPEG-4