Occupy the Farm Synopsis
200 farmers occupy the last farmland in California’s urban East Bay, plant 15,000 seedlings to feed the community and disrupt plans to build a shopping mall. What happens next will change the fate of the land and reveal a new strategy for activism.

Movie Reviews

Occupy the Farm

By jkgrether722
We very much enjoyed this engaging, thoughtful, complex, and inspiring film about a successful community effort to take on the powerful University of California. The young farmers and an engaged...

Occupy the Farm

By crlnvghn245
Excellent documentary on so many levels! It evolves in real time as the filmmaker, Todd Darling, follows the events from the very start, so one feels the concerns, setbacks and successes as they...

I left the theater with a new sense of hope for the future of food and farming!

By kloberdanz722
I loved this film about everyday citizens working together in direct-action to make their dreams a reality. A documentary that covers so many subjects related to the challenge of feeding our growing...

Inspiration, humor, [direct] action, all in our backyard

By thatblastedhound
I went to see "Occupy The Farm" tonight and was really moved by the story of all those people and how it all ended up (trying not to give away anything). Drama, inspiration, humor, action, all in our...

A Film Well Worth Seeing and Sharing

By davidlpiller722
I am so glad I had the opportunity to view this film opening day in Berkeley, a hop and a skip away from the Gil Tract Farm....

Worth seeing

By gary290
fun to watch. very thought provoking. Made me think about food in a new way. the farmers in this movie are pretty wonderful and it is great to see them really make a difference .. and produce food...

OTF

By crowbolt
I really enjoyed the documentary. It relatively accurately portrayed the struggle and outcome. It is uplifting to see a group of people who care about their community well-being speak up, act, and...

Best movie.

By michaelchristianhaley
Just go watch it. It's worth your time, even if you don't know / care about occupy in general....

Such an inspiring movie

By anoaklander
So good! Tells an exciting story with a serous moral that will inspire you to take action in your own community!...

I can't wait!

By webdood
Really looking forward to seeing this story on the big screen!...