SAFFRON - THE SEARCH OF THE RED GOLD

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Director Andreas Ewels / Germany 2016 / 29 min / Lihula Mirror Hall 22.09 - 12:00

 

Investigative report on trading with Saffron, the most expensive spice in the world, and the related illegal activities. Filmed under difficult circumstances in the border area between Afghanistan and Iran. The main protagonist is a German merchant, who is looking for the best quality of the Saffron and takes a high risk. Everything for a unique plant whose cultivation leads to monocultures.