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July 12, 2009

Our friends at WG Film in Malmö are involved in a battle with the banana company Dole in the USA.

Dole has sued WG Film and is trying to stop all screenings of the independent film Bananas!*

WG Film needs our support. Please help us defend the freedom of speech. Read all about Dole’s actions against Bananas!* and at

Auto Images: Magnus Gertten, Lennart Ström, Lina Bertilsson, Erik Varde, Christer Hellemarck, Martin Theander and Mats Olof Olsson

Read more about Bananas!* on the websites. Here’s the synopsis:

Juan “Accidentes” Dominguez is on his biggest case ever. On behalf of twelve Nicaraguan banana workers he is tackling Dole Food in a ground-breaking legal battle for their use of a banned pesticide that was known by the company to cause sterility. Can he beat the giant, or will the corporation get away with it? In the suspenseful documentary BANANAS!*, filmmaker Fredrik Gertten sheds new light on the global politics of food.


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