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Baobabs between Land and Sea

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Admission
$5-$3, available on Eventfinda
Country
France
Year
2015
Directors
Cyrille Cornu
Runtime
56 min
Language
English/Malagasy

Reel Earth is proud to present a multiple award winner, stunning New Zealand premier of Baobabs between Land and Sea. It is relating a unique scientific expedition to study the baobabs of Madagascar and encountering the Vezo, one of the last nomadic tribes of the sea. By their sheer size and original shapes, baobabs are among the most remarkable trees on the planet. Relatively unknown in Madagascar, the giants are currently threatened by deforestation. To study them, in the heart of their forests, Cyrille Cornu and Wilfried Ramahafaly travel by pirogue, exploring 400 km of wild and isolated coastline in the southwest of Madagascar. The film chronicles the expedition. It reveals discoveries, encounters, scientific results of the two explorers, baobabs and landscapes that had mostly never been filmed or even photographed.

Please note there are 2 screenings of this film during the festival. The screening at the PN City Library is free, but $3 donation is recommended.  

Event times / locations
Wednesday 3 May 2017 at 6:30 PM
Event Cinemas, Cinema 3, 70 Broadway Ave, Palmerston North
Thursday 25 May 2017 at 5:30 PM
Palmerston North City Library, Event Central
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