Over the past half century, the ancient lowland forests of Borneo have been destroyed at an unprecedented rate.
We may be one of the few generations to preside over the complete destruction of these iconic landscapes, the richest terrestrial ecosystem on earth.
One indigenous Dayak community has clung on to an incredible hotspot of biodiversity – a bastion of endangered ulin trees – solely, it believes, by the power of a curse.
Until now, the logging companies that have destroyed so much of the island’s fragile biodiversity have been held off, but the forest is again under threat from plantation companies.
FIND OUT MORE: eia-international.org/ulin
WINNER - Ekotopfilm, Prize of the Mayor of Banská Bystrica, 2016
FINALIST - Films for the Forest, 2016
WINNER - The Mod Con, March 2016
FINALIST - Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival, 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION - WCFF, 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION - International Wildlife Film Festival, 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Native Film Festival, 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Portsmouth International festival, 2016
Filmed and edited - Leo Plunkett
Production and story - Tomasz Johnson
Music - Tom Adams
Sound design - George Godwin
Colourist - Jack McGinity