The sun-tanned face of an old asian man


(The Botanist) Canada 2017, Doc., 20 min., OV/d
Directors: Maude Plante-Husaruk / Maxime Lacoste-Lebui

After the fall of the Soviet Union, Tajikistan, a former Soviet Socialist Republic, plunged into a devastating civil war. A famine struck the mountainous region of the Pamir where Raïmberdi, a passionate and ingenious botanist, built his own hydroelectric station to help his family survive through the crisis.