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Cameras begin rolling Monday in Manitoba on Percy vs. Monsanto

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August 25, 2018

Toronto-based Scythia Films will begin production shortly in Manitoba on Percy vs. Monsanto, an iconic legal battle featuring a small-town Saskatchewan farmer.

Nearly twenty years ago Percy Schmeiser was launched into the spotlight for what was billed by many as a David-and-Goliath confrontation with biotech giant Monsanto Canada. The case, which featured a massive corporation fighting for its intellectual property and a farmer fighting for traditional ways of farming, drew worldwide attention.

Read more about Schmeiser’s case here.