2021 World Wildlife Day Film Showcase: Forests

The Man Who Planted A Forest

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The Man Who Planted a Forest is a finalist in the Micro Movie category sponsored by WaterBear Network, and a recipient of the Special Jury Award for artfully expressing the healing power of forests, a lifelong commitment to conservation and reminding us all that each individual person can make a difference in the fight to protect nature and the resources it provides for future generations. 

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In 1979 a young boy saw dead animals and snakes around a barren river bank. He went out to investigate the reason behind those deaths, he found out it was due to dwindling forest resources. To help the animals, he started planting saplings in the middle of a barren wasteland in Assam. Every day, he planted one new sapling. We went in search of him and to see the world he created...

40 years later... 

  • Runtime
    5 minutes