G5A Cinema House | Theme: Communities and Wildlife | Segment 02
The documentary attempts to seek the reasons behind his plunge into conservation work and exhibits a peek into the daily work schedule of Gogoi that comes with being a self-styled naturalist known to have rescued and rehabilitated over 4000 species of flora and fauna.
As Gogoi dwells on the reasons that motivated his work and how it has affected his personal life in the documentary, the film is an effort, therefore, towards showcasing, delicately, the elaborate view of the intersection of the personal and the professional space of the determined naturalist.
Film 02: The Firefox Guardian
In a remote village in Nepal, a native woman steps up as an unconventional warrior to change the unfortunate fate of red pandas in her community forest. This film takes you on a mesmerizing journey with the first female forest guardian, through remote bamboo jungles, scaling the mighty Himalayan wilderness into the hidden world of Red Pandas.
Film 03: A Dream of Trees
This film tells the story of the ecological restoration of degraded tropical rainforests in the Anamalai Hills of the Western Ghats, India. Tropical rainforests are complex ecosystems, home to numerous plants and animals that are intricately connected to each other. This film follows the work of two scientists of the Nature Conservation Foundation, Divya Mudappa and TR Shankar Raman, as they work with their team to restore degraded patches of rainforest in the Anamalai Hills in partnership with tea and coffee plantation companies since 2001. It speaks of the extraordinary values of rainforests and how restoration helps revive forests, bring back wildlife, and pull carbon down from the atmosphere in a time of climate crisis. An instructive story of challenge, limitation, and hope, A Dream of Trees is also an inspiring tale of restoration, of reviving the connections between plants and animals and between people and rainforests in a shared landscape.