Request a Screening!

There are four ways to request a screening:

1. Host a community screening in a venue, place and time of your choice that is free of charge (no tickets sold) for 60 people or less. $129 plus shipping/handling. Purchase this screening license.

2. Host a community or theatrical screening in a venue with a capacity over 50 or where tickets are sold. Money raised above the license fee can be used as a fundraiser for your organization or donated to a worthy charity. This license also applies to festivals. $249 For a limited time $199.00 plus shipping/handling. Purchase this screening license.

3. Purchase an educational screening license for your school. Please email opensesameproject *at* with the details of your request (name of school, location, and contact info) and we will put you in-touch with our distributor.

4. Host a streaming digital screening in your home or small venue. High speed internet is necessary for this option. $69.00 Purchase this screening license.

Every license includes the following:

  • A DVD (or digital) screening copy for your event.
  • Downloadable posters and images.
  • Talking points sheet and “frequently asked questions” to help stimulate discussion and engagement after your screening.
  • A custom web page created just for you to help promote your event! (if desired)
  • A screening tool kit to help you get the word out and build community around the event.
  • Listing on our website of current Open Sesame community screenings, Facebook event page and promotion via Twitter.
  • The right to have a screening of ‘Open Sesame’ as per the license.

If none of the above fits your circumstance, please contact us. It’s urgent that people understand the threats facing seeds. Will you help us tell their story?

If you are interested in other chances to view “Open Sesame” such as on iTunes or DVD, click here and become eligible for special promos throughout the film’s release.

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"This film is a seed in its own right and can play a seminal role in planting ideas that bring together food security, food sovereignty, human rights and the consumer right to know -- exactly the "big tent" we need to win this issue." Wayne Roberts, Former Manager, Toronto Food Policy Council, Board Member, USC Canada, Seeds of Survival

“A touching and spiritual film that will no doubt encourage discussion about the future of agriculture…”Yes! Magazine

“Seeds are profound, holy, beautiful, and generous. Meet the seeds and the inspired heroes who love and protect them in this marvelous film journey.” Jeffrey M. Smith, Executive Director of the Institute for Responsible Technology

“The film was both informative and captured the passion and the emotions of a movement!” Theodore Poulis, Owner, Dreamriver Press, New York, NY

“The movie was absolutely fabulous, totally surpassed my expectations… Made me cry more than once.” Jesilyn Peterson, Community Screening Organizer, Albuquerque, NM

“Just the right balance of scary facts, heart warming farmers and seed savers and hope for what we need to do now…a MUST SEE!” Cindy Prentice, Community Screening Organizer, Hingham MA

“This film needs to be seen by EVERYONE!!” Audience Member, Port Angeles, Washington

“A great documentary…very thought provoking.” Audience Member, Santa Fe, New Mexico