THE UPSIDE DOWN TREE

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Director Ralph Stutchbury / Zimbabwe 2016 / 58 min / Lihula Mirror Hall 23.09 - 10:00

 

The African Baobab is one of the largest living things in the world, an icon of the African landscape. It is the world’s biggest flowering plant and the largest succulent plant on earth. The Baobab is associated with myths and legends. Many African peoples believe it to be the home of ancestral spirits. The tree is important to indigenous people as a source of food, fibre and medicine and is now being hailed as an African ‘superfruit’ and as a ‘dryland crop for the future’.
This one hour film is a fascinating history and overview of the remarkable Baobab. 

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