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The Village and the Wildfire

a film by Katrin Reichwald

The Village and the Wildfire

Germany | 2019 | 88:00 min

Content Categories

Documentary
Synopsis
Portugal is hit by one of the most devastating forest fires in its history as the movie's director is there on vacation. She must flee the flames with her family from the small village Ferraria. Despite the danger, the villagers decide to stay to fight for their homes. They all survive. But 66 people die elsewhere, shocking the nation.
Like many other villages, Ferraria is surrounded by extremely flammable eucalyptus forests, planted for the booming paper industry. The 37 villagers initiate a project that shall bring them closer together as a community while defending themselves from the consequences of globalization and climate change.
Leben mit dem Feuer
Cast and Crew
  • Director Katrin Reichwald
Original Languages

German

Portuguese

English

Co-Production Company
AMA FILM GmbH
Germany
www.amafilm.de
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