23 May 2023 Movie The Last Seed

Film premiere followed by a discussion and reception


Event location

Kino in der Kulturbrauerei
Schönhauser Allee 36
10435 Berlin


23.05.2023, 18:30 - 20:30 Hr


Globalization, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Climate Justice


The Last Seed

Tuesday, 23 May 2023 at 18:30


Kino in der Kulturbrauerei, Cinema 5, Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435 Berlin

Please RSVP here.

The Last Seed is a documentary feature film showing how the past and the future of African agriculture are threatened, with a focus on struggles over the control of seeds. African experts and small-scale food producers demonstrate how they save seeds from the destructive practices of corporations along with their efforts to transform our food systems. Farmers from Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania talk about the sustainability and adaptability of their farming practices and share wisdom worth discovering.

Film premiere followed by a discussion and reception with the following guests:

  • Daniela Trochowski, Executive Director of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
  • Cornelia Möhring, Member of the German Parliament, Die Linke, Spokesperson for Development Policy
  • Dr. Angelika Hilbeck, ETH Zurich
  • Refiloe Joala, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Southern Africa


  • Jan Urhahn, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

The documentary was produced by the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung in cooperation with the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), Biowatch South Africa and PELUM Tanzania. Written and directed by Andréa Gema, the film features interviews with Dr. Angelika Hilbeck of ETH Zurich, Mariam Mayet of the African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), Dr. Mwatima Juma of Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement (TOAM), and Prof. Mvuselelo Ngcoya, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, and others.

The event will be held in German and English with simultaneous interpretation.

You can watch the trailer here.

More information about the film: www.thelastseed.org



Jan Urhahn

Food Sovereignty Programme Director, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

Phone: +27 10 4460538