The life of environmental activist Bob Brown is interwoven with the story of giant trees in a poignant and compelling documentary. Join the festival on Earth Day for a special screening.
The Giants explores the intertwined fates of trees and humans in this cinematic portrait of environmental folk hero and gay icon Bob Brown who took green politics to the centre of power. From a seedling to forest elder, The Giants interweaves Bob’s story with the life cycle of the ancient trees he is fighting for. Drawing on Bob’s lifetime of activism, The Giants challenges the audience to write the next chapter.
Rachel Antony, Laurence Billiet