Award Winning Documentary about a fungus. Grassroots had played in several countries and won several awards.
Best Documentary and People’s Choice Award, SCINEMA 2018
Directed by Frank Oly, written and produced by Tegan Nock (Australia)
A story about farmers, the soils they work and a piece of powerful knowledge that nearly slipped through their fingers. Grassroots follows Guy Webb and his friends, unlikely heroes on a quest to bring a genuine climate change solution to the world.
Founded in 2000, SCINEMA is the largest science film festival in the southern hemisphere celebrating the power of moving image to explain the wonders of science.
It combines SCINEMA International Science Film Festival and SCINEMA Community Program.
The Festival premieres across Australia in June each year and showcases the best science film from around the world.
SCINEMA Community Program takes place in Australia during National Science Week in August.
Soil C Quest
As a soil specialist, Guy Webb has spent years, searching for ways to improve the health of Australia’s degraded farming soils.
When he stumbles upon a piece of microbial research that is a breakthrough in soil science, he inadvertently becomes responsible for ensuring that this essential knowledge is not lost.
With the help of the farmers around him, he sets himself the challenge to take scientific knowledge and transform it into a practical technology to be used across the globe.
Grassroots follows Guy Webb and his friends, unlikely heroes on a quest to bring a genuine climate change solution to the world.