Baobabs between Land and Sea (film)

Where: Downtown Cinemas, 70 Broadway Ave, Palmerston North

Restrictions: All Ages

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  • General Admission: $5.00
  • Student/Senior: $3.00
  • Children: $0.00
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Reel Earth Environmental film festival presents the New Zealand premiere of Baobabs between Land and Sea that is relating a unique scientific expedition to study the baobabs of Madagascar and encountering the Vezo, one of the last nomadic tribes of the sea.

Relatively unknown, the baobabs of Madagascar are currently threatened by deforestation. The narrative is based on a strong ecological and scientific message related to deforestation and disappearance of this fantastic natural heritage.

The goal of the film is to aware the audience on urgency to save the giants and environment of malagasy people. The island of Madagascar is a great source of inspiration for filmmakers and photographers. It is unique in many ways. Its biodiversity and landscapes are exceptional, and the social diversity is remarkable. In Baobabs between Land and Sea, the desire to share an adventure is at the heart of approach of filming, showing travels through the nature and the encounters with the people living in wild regions. The story is intimately related to traveling. Content and form are changing to the rhythm of different discoveries, a desire to place the viewer at the very heart of the voyage.

This is a first, author and independent film which has already been selected more than hundred times in international festivals with some prestigious as Green Screen (Germany), CMS Vatavaran (India), Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (United States), EcoCup (Russia), Olomouc International Festival of Science Documentary Film (Czech Republic), The Cape Town Eco Film Festival (South Africa), Ecozine International Film Festival (Spain), Krakow Film Festival (Poland) International Environmental Film Festival (Argentina) or famous Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (United States).

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