Project Description

Forest Man

Since the 1970’s Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NYC. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis. Humble yet passionate and philosophical about his work. Payeng takes us on a journey into his incredible forest.

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Forest Man
Year: 2013
Runtime: 23min
Genres: Documentary, Short
Director: William Douglas McMaster
Writer: William Douglas McMaster
Stars: Jitu Kalita, Jadav Payeng, Arup Kumar Sarmal
More information: IMDb