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International Forests Short Film Festival Finalists

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Global celebration of forests

The United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat partnered with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival to honor the creative efforts of film makers who visually capture how forests inspire, shelter, nurture and contribute to our lives. The 2013 Film Festival was for short films of five minutes or less. 127 entries from 38 countries were received.

The 21 finalists, selected by an international jury of lauded film makers and senior UN experts, were announced on the 21st of March 2013.

The five winning film makers were honored in person during the tenth session of the Forum on Forests (UNFF10) in Istanbul on Wednesday, 10 April 2013.

a forest forever

A Forest Forever

Aaron Smart



Sofia Carrillo


Amazing Grace

Rowan Pybus

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An Unseen World

Paul Rosolie

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John Little

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Feel Like a Mountain

Elio Alonso Vasquez Miranda

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Ma forêt

Sebastien Pins

A forest year

A Forest Year

Samuel Orr

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Pablo Chavarría Gutiérrez

The following films will be available soon!

Global Commons by Charuvi Agrawal, Mbuti: Children of the Forest by Molly Feltner, Reynaldo by Dan Childs & Nick Werber

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