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by Volker Schlöndorff


Together with African small farmholders Tony Rinaudo, an Australian agronomist, has been fighting against the spread of the desert for 30 years and challenges ideas of conventional reforestation with his simple yet effective method.

international title: The Forest Maker
original title: Der Waldmacher
country: Germany
year: 2022
genre: documentary
directed by: Volker Schlöndorff
co-director: Alassane Diago, Idrissa Diabaté, Laurene Manaa Abdallah
film run: 87'
release date: DE 7/04/2022, FR 5/04/2023
screenplay: Volker Schlöndorff
cinematography by: Paapa Kwaku Duro, Jean Diouff, Michael Kern, Mahamoud Abdoulay, Jonas Aly Sagnon, Axel Schneppat
film editing: Anette Fleming
music: Bruno Coulais, Ablaye Cissoko
producer: Volker Schlöndorff, Thomas Kufus, Kornelia Themen
line producer: Tassilo Aschauer
production: Zero One Film, Volksfilm
distributor: Weltkino Filmverleih Gmbh, Tamasa Distribution

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