Marie-Monique Robin was born in 1960 and grew up on a farm in France. She has received numerous awards for her film-making, such as for her 1995 documentary on the organ trade, "The Eye Thieves," and "The Death Squads: The French School" in 2003.
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
'The World According to Monsanto': Fighting a Global Agribusiness Through the Power of Film
I have been working as a journalist for the past 25 years or so, focusing mainly on human rights and the environment. What struck me was the number of people I encountered who kept uttering a single name: Monsanto, the giant U.S.-based multinational biotechnology company. I grew up on a farm in France, hence my keen interest in agricultural issues. I decided to find out more about Monsanto's global reach.