Rice Seed Saving in Hongcheon, South Korea

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Both because of the film’s content, and the unique community-engaged way in which is was filmed and toured, Final Straw: Food, Earth, Happiness has received significant coverage in magazines, newspapers, and other media in recent years. A partial list of this coverage is available In the Media page.

We welcome your questions, however we’ve also tried to  answer most of the frequent ones in the PDF document below.  Several high-resolution photographs are also available to download below. If you don’t find what you need here, please contact us through the information listed in the press kit, or on our contact page.

Press Kit

  • Download Press Kit (August 2016) | synopsis, bios, FAQ, and contacts
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Photos

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Rice harvest at 최성현 Seonghyun Choi's natural farm in Hongcheon, South Korea (Photo: P.M. Lydon | Final Straw) Rice harvest at 최성현 Seonghyun Choi's natural farm in Hongcheon, South Korea (Photo: P.M. Lydon | Final Straw) Rice seedlings waiting to be planted at 최성현 Seonghyun Choi's natural farm in Hongcheon, South Korea (Photo: P.M. Lydon | Final Straw) Rice harvest by hand in Hongcheon, South Korea (Photo: P.M. Lydon | Final Straw) Directors Suhee Kang and Patrick Lydon during a study session at Seonghyun Choi's natural farm in Hongcheon, South Korea (Photo: Final Straw)

Yoshikazu Kawaguchi at his Akame Open Farm School in Nara, Japan (photo, P.M. Lydon / Final Straw)

Naturally-farmed rice in Hongcheon, South Korea (Photo: P.M. Lydon | Final Straw)

Final Straw Directors Patrick Lydon and Suhee Kang with natural farmers Etsko Kagamiyama and Kenji Murakame at their farm in Itoshima, Japan (Photo: Ohio) Cheon Jun harvesting rice in Hongcheon, Korea (CC BY-SA, Patrick M. Lydon / Final Straw)Co-Director Patrick Lydon with natural farmer Yoshikazu Kawaguchi in Akame, Japan (CC BY-SA, Kaori Tsuji / Final Straw)