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"Cari Hutan - In Search of Forest"

One of the most informative & entertaining roadmovies ever made about the subject of deforestation.

Overview

Genre
Environment, Adventure, Investigation, Nature, and Social Issues
Synopsis

According to several Indonesian environmental NGOs (REDD-Monitor and
WatchIndonesia) “Cari Hutan" might be the most informative, educative,
yet thrilling and amusing documentary ever made in Indonesia about the
subject of deforestation. “Cari Hutan” is, above all, a road movie
that takes the audience on a journey, by hitchhiking and boat, through
Kalimantan in search of the last remaining forests. On this adventurous journey the filmmaker looks into the issue of deforestation, its causes, its effects on the country and what we can do to improve the situation. Eventually it
follows the traces of destruction to Jakarta and Germany. Not only
locals, the inhabitants of the forests, farmers and loggers are being
interviewed, but also prominent journalists, scientist and most
importantly Prof. Bungaran Saragih, former Minister of Agriculture and
Forestry of Indonesia, who is responsible for a large part of the
destruction.

Stage
finished
Running time
75 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
AugeFilms
Country
Indonesia
Years of Production
2011
Locations
Kalimantan, Jakarta, Indonesia; Germany

Distribution Details

Release year
2011
Distribution
AugeFilms
Language
English, Indonesian, Germany
Subtitles
English

Photos

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