Entry 327

Ever Slow Green - Re-afforestation in Auroville

50 years ago, a unique afforestation project took root on an eroded desert plateau in Tamil Nadu, South India, when people from diverse countries came together to establish the international experimental township of Auroville. Initially driven by the necessity to make the harsh conditions more liveable, the idealism of some early residents lead them to develop expertise in cultivating the Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest, a rare forest type native to the coastal belt of Tamil Nadu. Today, the lush Auroville forest is an outstanding example of eco-restoration that recreates and preserves a type of tropical forest that is on the verge of extinction. Ever Slow Green tells the story of Auroville’s 50-years-young forest through some of the diverse characters who have dedicated their lives to bringing it to fruition.

Timetable

Fri 18.0917:00Mirror hall (Lihula)
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Details

Title in EstonianTasapisi igihaljaks - taasmetsastamine Aurovilles
Original titleEver Slow Green - Re-afforestation in Auroville, South India
Year of Production2019
Running Time (min)56’
Country of ProductionIndia
Language of SubtitlesEnglish
DirectorChristoph Pohl
CinematographyG. P. Aravindan
EditingChristoph Pohl
ComposerGreg Davis, Chloé Sanchez
ProducerChristoph Pohl
Producing CompanyBrainfever Media Productions
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