PLANTED IN 2020

18 min, documentary, Canada, 2020
Directed byPLANTED IN 2020
Produced bySantiago Bessai
LanguageEnglish
Short descriptionDespite a workforce in quarantine, Canada planted almost 700 million trees in 2020 – the most ever. With future forests under threat, a young woman journies into the Canadian bush to endure a grueling and unconventional season of tree planting during a pandemic. 
Film subjects Environment
Regis du cinemas, general

Film details

Synopsis

This film follows a young woman into the Canadian wild, through forests desolated sites by wildfires and logging. Here she endures a grueling and unusual campaign of tree planting. Living in a nomadic camp during the pandemic and working tirelessly to plant thousands of seedlings per day, she divuldges the physical and spiritual challenges of being on the ecological frontier of the timber industry.

 

Credits 

Cinematography : Santiago Bessai

Editing : Santiago Bessai

Sound design : Santiago Bessai

Sound mix : Santiago Bessai

Music : Austin Graff, Lucas Bessai

Colourist : Patrick Maynard

With : Chloë Fratani

Direction

PLANTED IN 2020