Nominated for Best Cinematography at Jackson Wild Awards 2022 for short form documentary, and Best Short Form Documentary.
Told from the perspective of indigenous activist Narubia Werreria, ‘The Ghost Rainforest’ follows a group of five indigenous leaders and activists from the Amazon, making an emotionally charged journey to the last remnant of a lost ecosystem; a desperately rare temperate rainforest habitat on the West Coast of Scotland.
Featuring: Narubia Werreria, Thaline Iny Karajá, Val Munduruku, Siã Huni Kuin & Busã Huni Kuin.
What happens when you send an amazing director with a dop and a producer to follow a story >> it was mostly three of us together, lenses in a rucksack, my favourite lightweight combo: Super Speeds + Red Gemini and a tripod.
Director: John Davies
Concept & Producer: Vivien Cumming
Executive Producer: Alice Aedy
Made possible by The Alliance for Scotland’s Rainforest, Association Jiboiana & Raleigh International.
Funded by the Woodland Trust, Plantlife, RSPB, John Muir Trust, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority, Reforesting Scotland, Scottish Land and Estates and private individuals.
An Earthrise Studios Production.