In the rainforests of Madagascar, vanilla offers hope to farmers hindered by the relentless tide of poverty and cyclones.
How will the women responsible for vanilla cultivation weather the storms that threaten their livelihoods?
VOICE OF VANILLA is a revealing documentary taking viewers on a journey to the vibrant island of Madagascar, which produces 80% of the world’s vanilla. The film unveils the arduous struggles endured by women vanilla farmers in their battle against poverty and climate pressures.
VOICE OF VANILLA follows three remarkable women farmers, intimately showcasing their unique stories. These women deftly navigate the challenges of motherhood, old age, entrepreneurship, and crop cultivation, all while facing an uncertain economic and environmental future.
The film offers a reminder that behind the familiar flavors of our everyday foods lie the indomitable spirit and struggles of women farmers.