The Harvest makes World Premier at IDFA
November 4, 2010

THE HARVEST/LA COSECHA is having its world premier at the International Documentary Film Association’s 23rd annual Festival- the world’s largest documentary film festival held annually since 1988 in Amsterdam.

THE HARVEST/LA COSECHA tells the stories of 3 of the estimated 400,000 children who work in the US fields without the protection of child labor laws. To help their families survive, they leave behind school, friends, and their home to travel across the country looking for work – grueling, tiring, dangerous work- picking the produce we all eat. Under current US Child Labor laws, children 12 years of age and older are allowed to work in the fields without the same restrictions that protect other children in any other industry. THE HARVEST joins these children and their families for the 2009/2010 harvest season as they face dangers on the road and in the fields, joyful family reunions, and sometimes tragedy.

The film is produced by Shine Global, directed by Robin Romano and post produced at Mighty Pictures where Nick Clark was editor and Charlie Sadoff supervising editor.

For more information visit Shine Global.

Harvest Trailer