A Seed of Maize is a powerful short film by Emmy award-winning director Topaz Adizes and award-winning producer Ofir Kedar. Filmed in a unique docudrama vérité style, A Seed of Maize follows a poor farming family as they face the biggest dilemma of their lives. Shot in rural Zambia, this raw and honest story explores some of the most pressing issues of our time—poverty, health, and girls’ education—against the backdrop of tradition, community, and family.
Written and directed by Topaz Adizes, and produced by Ofir Kedar, with Noa Osheroff as Supervising Producer, and Dylan Verrechia as Director of Photography.
Edited by Federico Rosenzvit. Story Produced by Idil Ibrahim, and Original Music by Patrick Krouchian.
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