THE GRAB – Review by Liz Braun

In future, wars will be fought over food, not fuel, according a harrowing new documentary from Gabriela Cowperthwaite. The Grab is a compelling account of how global food and water supplies are quietly being bought up by various superpowers, as food insecurity threatens every corner of the planet. The storytelling is led by Nathan Halverson, a journalist working with the Center for Investigative Reporting. Halverson and his crack team of researchers/investigative journalists take a viewer around the world on a gobsmacking journey of discovery, along the way connecting climate change, dwindling resources, land acquisition, civil unrest and power-mongers of every stripe.

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