Fields of Anger

Narrated by Catherine Deneuve, this moving film reveals the plight of French farmers and follows a group of women determined to make a difference. Every year, 400 French farmers kill themselves. The industry is in crisis and the plight of the farmers seems to go unheard. The ‘Black Headscarves’ campaign to raise awareness of the agricultural crisis that is destroying so many farms and families. These women are fighting to save their men and their livelihood.


  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 72 mins
  • Production: Chasseur d'étoiles
  • Director: Anne Gintzburger
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France


  • Winner of Women of Courage Prize at What if? Women in Film Festival 2019 (Switzerland), Festival Alimenterre 2018 (Belgium), Festival Olhares do Mediterraneo 2018 (Portugal), BIFED 2018 (Turkey), Festival Alimenterre 2018 (Belgium), Alimentum Festival 2019 (CCCB, Barcelona, Spain), Hunger.Macht.Profite HMP Festival 2022 (Austria).

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