BANANAS!*

 BANANAS!* is a classic David vs Goliath story, following the class-action suit healmed by Lawyer Juan "Accidentes" Dominguez (representing Nicaraguan banana plantation workers) and Dole Food, regarding the alleged usage of a banned pesticide and its probable link to a long list of ailments, including cancers, miscarriages, birth defects, and infertility. Variety's Peter Debruge notes the importance of this doc's content: "The case could make history, marking the first time Third World agricultural workers are heard in U.S. court, and set precedent, allowing him to sue on behalf of the many other Chinandega locals awaiting their day in court." Since the documentary has been released, the filmmaker has been accused of slander and libel from the Dole Corporation, with the charged only recently dropped.

* You can comment on articles

* Private messaging to others in the GreenCine community -- and more features coming soon!

* Keep apprised of happenings in the world of films festivals, independent, international, cult, classic, horror movies and more!

* As a free registered member, you can upgrade your account to a rental subscription -- or if you want a rental subscription right away, click here.