Deforestation Made in Italy

Brazil, Germany, Italy, Romania & the United Kingdom

Running time: 67 minutes - Language: English, Italian & Portuguese w/English subtitles - Year: 2019

Official Trailer

Film Summary

We are in Northeastern Brazil, in Pará, in the heart of the Amazon forest. But the landscape in front of us is quite different from our expectations. There are no trees. There are no exotic animals, jumping from tree to tree. There is only a red clearing, crossed by a dirty road, where dozens of trucks are travelling, transporting commodities.   It is from this desolate place that the timber, illegally logged in the forest, leaves for its long trip to Europe. The same trip made by other commodities, responsible of the fast deforestation that is destroying this region.

Category: Corporate Exploitation


Francesco De Augustinis

Francesco De Augustinis is a freelance journalist. He authored video enquiries about sustainability on many international media, such as, Repubblica TV (Italy), RSI (Switzerland) or the digital edition of The Telegraph (UK). He worked as film director and producer for the documentary “Il tabacco che uccide senza fumarlo” (Killed by Tobacco Farming), winner of the 1st Roberto Morrione Award for TV enquiries (2012) and screened at the Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2012 in Toronto.


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