SYNOPSIS ENG | When talking about deforestation, we hear chainsaws and bulldozers: dehumanised actions rhyming with excessive profits. Here, none of that. Just the daily pressure of a peaceful fishing village on the surrounding forest in northeastern Madagascar. However, the result is similar : the forest is still receding and the problems are multiplying. Through testimonies, we understand the causes and discover the challenges associated with this deforestation.

SYNOPSIS FR | Quand on parle de déforestation, on entend tronçonneuses et bulldozers : des actions déshumanisées qui riment avec profits démesurés. Ici, rien de tout cela, simplement la pression quotidienne d’un village de pêcheurs sur la forêt environnante au Nord-Est de Madagascar. Pourtant, le résultat est similaire : la forêt recule et les problèmes se multiplient. A travers des témoignages, nous comprenons les causes et découvrons les enjeux de cette déforestation.

 

Co-directed by Cyril Barnier, Florian Bernier, Lise Delahaut, Sarah Del Ben, Samuel Guiton, Mathieu Le Lay & Samuel Toutain | Produced by Association IFFCAM © 2009