Song from the Forest
루이스 사르노의 숲의 노래
|Synopsis||25 years ago, Louis SARNO, an American, heard a song on the radio and followed it's melody into the Central Africa Jungle and stayed. He then recorded over 1,000 hours of original BaAka music. Now he is part of the BaAka community and raises his pygmy son, Samedi. Fulfilling an old promise, Louis takes Samedi to America. On this journey Louis realizes he is not part of this globalized world anymore but globalization has also arrived in the rainforest. The BaAka depend on Louis for their survival. Father and son return to the melodies of the jungle but the question remains: How much longer will the songs of the forest be heard?|
Michael OBERT 미하엘 오베르트Born in Breisach am Rhein in 1966, Michael OBERT is an award-winning German author and journalist. Over the past 20 years he has travelled to some of the most remote parts of the world, forgotten corners of paradise as well as disaster areas and war zones. He mainly covers Africa and the Middle East. His seven-month journey from the source of the Niger to its mouth brought fame with his best-selling Regenzauber, known in English as On the River of Gods. When not travelling, he lives in Berlin. Song from the Forest is his first film.