Once Upon A Forest

A Luc Jacquet Retrospective

Presented with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the Rainforest Alliance

Join Luc Jacquet and renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis HallГ© on a spectacular journey to the top of the tropical rainforest canopy, the worldв’s “green lung.” This extraordinarily beautiful film was shot in an untouched region of the Peruvian Amazon and in Gabon. Using spectacular animation and drawing on extensive research, the film leads viewers into the depths of the tropical jungle and into the heart of life on earth. In French with English subtitles. Directed by Luc Jacquet. Produced by Yves Darondeau, Christopher Lioud and Emmanuel Priou.

Introduced by Ana Paula Tavares, Executive Vice President, Rainforest Alliance. Discussion with Oscar-winning filmmaker Luc Jacquet follows screening.

Saturday, March 21, 1:00 p.m.

Tickets: $8.50, General Admission; $6.50, Avalon Senior Members; $7.50, Avalon Members. To purchase tickets, call the Box Office at 202-966-3464 or reserve atВ www.theavalon.org/films/once-upon-a-forest/.

Avalon Theatre, 5612 Connecticut Ave., NW (Metrobuses: L2, L4)

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