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Percy

Country: Canada
Language: English
Director: Clark Johnson
Runtime: 120 minutes
Rating: PG
Date: December 05, 2020 at 4:00pm & 7:30pm
Location: Salmar Classic Theatre

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In a 1998 lawsuit, Saskatchewan farmer Percy Schmeiser (recently deceased) challenged Monsanto when the company’s genetically modified canola was discovered in the then 70-year-old’s crops. This movie shows how he and his family risked everything defending themselves against the giant corporation, representing thousands of other disenfranchised farmers in a desperate war to protect farmers’ rights and the world’s food supply against corporate greed.

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