Join us at Green Film Fest, April 14–20 at the Castro Theatre, Roxie and venues across the Bay. A week of new films and events that spotlight the world’s most urgent environmental issues and most innovative solutions. Tickets available at www.greenfilmfest.org or (415) 552-5580.
3rd i co-presents
I Am Chut Wutty
(Fran Lambrick, Vanessa de Smet, UK, 2015, 54 mins)
In one of the last remaining wildernesses in South East Asia, Cambodian community activists struggle to defend their forests. Environmentalist Chut Wutty, defies threats and intimidation to fearlessly investigate the corrupt rubber plantations and logging syndicates. Fran Lambrick uncovers the fierce battle for the community to hold onto their connection with the Prey Lang forest.
(Zhao Liang, China & France, 2015, 90 mins)
In the Old Testament, the mountains are the domain of a monster named Behemoth; in modern times the vast mining industry has taken the monster’s place. Inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy, Liang Zhao shares poetic reflections on China’s search for a paradise, one that has ended up more like Hell. Could the monster have ever dreamed of this?