Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Frederick Gertten’s courtroom documentary, Bananas!*

The film follows 12 Nicaraguan workers as they battle Dole Food Corporation for its use of a banned pesticide on their plantation.

Bananas*! premiered at the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival and played as a special presentation at the 2010 Berlinale. O-Scope plans an autumn release.