Ever Slow Green

2020 • 56 minutes
6 reviews
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About this movie

50 years ago, a unique afforestation project took root on an eroded desert plateau in Tamil Nadu, South India, when people from diverse countries came together to establish the international experimental township of Auroville. Initially driven by the necessity to make the harsh conditions more liveable, the idealism of some early residents lead them to develop expertise in cultivating the Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest, a rare forest type native to the coastal belt of Tamil Nadu. Today, the lush Auroville forest is an outstanding example of eco-restoration that recreates and preserves a type of tropical forest that is on the verge of extinction. Ever Slow Green tells the story of Auroville's 50-years-young forest through some of the diverse characters who have dedicated their lives to bringing it to fruition.

Ratings and reviews

6 reviews
naveen kumar
June 28, 2021
It was edifying and so captivating to watch diverse but passionate people dedicating parts of their lives to make a forest upon barrel and harsh land. Must watch documentary. Life changing is an understatement.
Nand Kishore
June 21, 2021