Amazing Grace| 4mins
Director: Rowan Pybus | Producer: Sydelle Willow Smith
Focus Years: 2013 | Country: South Africa
'Amazing Grace' is a documentary film that follows the lives of conservation activists living and working in Livingstone, Zambia who are trying to curb the rampant deforestation in the area. The film follows their heartfelt efforts to create micro nurseries, shift mindsets, approach government on their exorbitant electricity prices, and ignorant consumers buying rare woods that add to the destruction of Zambiaâ€™s forests. This is an everyman story that focuses on Lloyd, a charcoal burner turned tree planter who joins forces with like-minded individuals, from Zambia and South Africa, on a journey of conservation is a spectacularly beautiful part of Southern Africa that is losing its forests at an alarming rate.