The Church Forests of Ethiopia
Many of us think of the forest as church. Over the past century, nearly all of Ethiopia’s native forests have been cleared for farming and grazing. Now it is up to the Orthodox Churches—who for centuries have safeguarded pockets of primary forest that grow around them—to preserve Ethiopia’s quickly shrinking biodiversity and teach people how to live with forests.
Filmmaker: Jeremy Seifert
Running Time: 9 mins
Jeremy Seifert, Filmmaker
Seifert is a documentary filmmaker who has had several films screen at ACFF. His feature films include GMO OMG, The Devil We Know,DIVE! and Living Off America’s Waste.