Forest For The Trees
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- FORTITUDE VALLEYWednesday Feb 0806:30pmPalace James St
- ToowoombaWednesday Jan 1102:00pmBCC Cinemas Toowoomba Strand
- TORRENS PARKWednesday Feb 0806:30pmWallis Cinemas Mitcham
- HobartWednesday Feb 0806:30pmVillage Cinemas Hobart
- PerthWednesday Feb 0806:30pmPalace Raine Square
This visually stunning documentary explores the physical and emotional aspects of an outsider community of Canadian west coast tree planters. Deftly weaving together still photographs and film footage, Rita Leistner, an award-winning photographer, photojournalist, filmmaker and erstwhile war photographer and tree planter, depicts the contradictions in the experiences in the lives of the tree planters – the hardship and the healing; the solitude and the joy of belonging — creating an eloquent cinematic metaphor for the human condition.