Among Giants

Directed By
Ben Mullinkosson, Chris Cresci, Sam Price-Waldman
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Cinema Verde
Gold Star Award
2012
Among Giants
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Among Giants
14
Minutes
Minute
Forests
,
Activism
,
Nature
United States
2011

Among Giants begins three years into the McKay tree-sit- a response to Green Diamond Resource Company’s clearcutting of redwood forests. Atop his tiny platform a hundred feet up in the ancient redwood canopy, Farmer must battle the elements and avoid isolation as he fights for a sustainable future. The film uses a restrained verite style that reflects the pace of life in the tree village. As Farmer outlasts a vicious storm, counts the rings on a felled tree, and trumps through a recent clear cut, the film asks questions about what it means to follow one’s beliefs and make a difference in the world.

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