THE GUARDIAN

 

Middle Earth: the fight to save the Amazon's soul

 

In the heart of the Amazon rainforest, an alternative climate conference is taking place that brings together youth activists, indigenous leaders, scientists, and forest dwellers. In a region known as Middle Earth, they are building a new alliance and demonstrating that the rainforest is central to life on Earth, even though Brazil backed out of hosting this year's official UN climate talks after the election of Jair Bolsonaro as president.

 

Credits:

 

Directing, Cinematography and Editing: Fábio Erdos

Producer: Jonathan Watts

Executive Producer: Laurence Topham

Production Assistant: Marina Costa

Sound Design: Lucas Piovesan

Additional Audio: Marcelo Maximo

Translator: Rane Souza

Special Thanks to ISA - Instituto SocioAmbiental and Instituto Ibirapitanga

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