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The Time of Forests
Film Synopsis: The Time of Forests
A living forest or a green desert? Tomorrow’s landscape will be defined by the choices we make today.
As the symbol of authentic, wild nature, forests across Europe are undergoing an unprecedented phase of industrialisation. Changing forest management practices, intensive agricultural models and privatisation – supported by heavy mechanisation, monoculture, fertilisers and pesticides – are compounded by a loss of traditional know-how.
Through interviews with rangers, forestry commission officials, sawmill operators and land rights campaigners in France, The Time of Forests invites the viewer on a journey to the heart of industrial forestry – and its alternatives.
Accessibility: closed captions; BSL interpretation for the intro and discussion is available on request (please email [email protected])PLAY TRAILER
Beyond the Screen
Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for effective, personal action, as we explore the changing face of Scotland’s forests and the role of rewilding with guests Mel Nicoll (Campaigns Coordinator, John Muir Trust) and Sian Williams (Senior Policy Officer, RSPB).
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