International Year of Forests Film Festival

For all forest fans- forests being something that unites most of us on this blog.

165 films were submitted from 30 countries for the International Year of the Forests. For a quick over view of the films and winners check out this website. Download the pdf program at that site if you’d like to see more detailed information and beautiful pictures.

Some of these films may be showed at the 2011 SAF convention which builds on the theme of international year of the forest.

Winning films will first be showcased at the global launch of Forests 2011 in New York, and then be screened at other festivals and events around the world throughout the year. The film festival is part of a global effort to raise awareness on the importance of forests, their relationship with people and the sustainable management, conservation and development of all types of forests.

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