Green

Director: 
Patrick Rouxel
Duration: 
48Min
Year of production: 
2010
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Schedule: 
Sun, 12/06/2011 (All day)
Synopsis: 

Her name is Green, she is alone in a world that doesn’t belong to her. She is a female orang-utan, victim of deforestation and resource exploitation. This film is an emotional journey with Green’s final days. It is a visual ride presenting the treasures of rainforest biodiversity and the devastating impacts of logging and land clearing for palm oil plantations.

Bio Director: 

Born in 1966, Patrick Rouxel is half Swedish, half French. He grew up in Malaysia and Singapore. After working for more then10 years in digital special effectsfor feature films, he changed tracks to freelance as a filmmaker for environmental conservation in 2003. For the last fewyears, Patrick has worked as a cameraman or film director for NGOs such as Global Witness, Greenpeace and WWF in Indonesia and Africa. He alsoproduces his own films dedicatedto the protection of the tropical rainforests. Green is one of a trilogy:documenting the rainforestdestruction in Indonesia, Brazil and the Congo through creative storytelling.