The Grab

104 mins


Quietly and seemingly out of sight, governments, private investors and mercenaries are seizing food and water resources at the expense of entire populations. These groups are establishing themselves as the new OPEC, where the future world powers will be those who control not oil, but food. And it’s all beginning to bubble to the surface in real-time. Global food prices have hit an all-time high, threatening chaos and violence. Meanwhile, Russia is using food as a weapon against the Ukrainians and as a geopolitical tool to control the world. The Grab is a global thriller that takes you around the globe from Arizona to Zambia, to reveal one of the world’s biggest and least-known threats.


Production Team

Gabriela Cowperthwaite

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Festival Screenings

Featured in the 2023 Mountainfilm Festival.

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