Guarding the Forest

Documentary | 28 min 34

Friday | October 29th | 7pm

What does it take to stop deforestation on the ground in the Amazon? “Guarding the Forest” takes you to the frontline of forest protection in the Brazilian Amazon. Follow the Guardians of the Forest, and indigenous volunteer force, as they risk their lives patrolling their protected indigenous lands and destroying illegal logging camps. From the Guajajara indigenous foot-soldiers on the ground, to Bolsonaro’s new Agriculture minister, Guarding the Forest has unique access to all the main players and paints an unsettling picture of the future security of the Amazon, a region that produces 20% of the world’s oxygen.

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Director
Max Baring and Karla Mendes

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Brazil

Guarding the Forest

Documentary | 28 min 34

Friday | October 29th | 7pm

What does it take to stop deforestation on the ground in the Amazon? “Guarding the Forest” takes you to the frontline of forest protection in the Brazilian Amazon. Follow the Guardians of the Forest, and indigenous volunteer force, as they risk their lives patrolling their protected indigenous lands and destroying illegal logging camps. From the Guajajara indigenous foot-soldiers on the ground, to Bolsonaro’s new Agriculture minister, Guarding the Forest has unique access to all the main players and paints an unsettling picture of the future security of the Amazon, a region that produces 20% of the world’s oxygen.

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Director
Max Baring and Karla Mendes

Country(s)
Brazil