Camilla Becket is the co-director along with her husband Jim Becket of the documentary "The Seeds of Vandana Shiva" the life story of eco-activist Vandana Shiva. How did the willful daughter of a Himalayan forest conservator become the world’s most powerful opponent of Monsanto?
Camilla grew up in South Africa and worked in the anti-apartheid movement. Camilla established Becket Films with Jim Becket in 2005 with a mission to focus on international environmental issues, social justice, and health. Camilla has co-produced several Becket Films projects, including the award-winning Sons of Africa, and films for the Religion, Science, and Environment series about besieged water bodies around the world that feature leading environmentalists and climate change activists as well as religious and indigenous leaders.
In this podcast we discuss Camilla's film making career, childhood and the making of the film, industrial farming, regenerative farming, community, climate change, seed saving and the life of Vandana Shiva.