Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Forest Man: Documentary Preview

Since the 1970's Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NYC. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis. Humble yet passionate and philosophical about his work. Payeng takes us on a journey into his incredible forest.

Filmmaker William Douglas McMaster directed and wrote this documentary “Forest Man.” It won Best Documentary at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

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