Among giants

13 minutes

How do you save an endangered redwood forest? Making your home in the treetops

Among Giants follows a small group of environmental activists into the high canopy of an ancient redwood grove, where they have made their homes. Both the grove and the surrounding forests were marked for clear-cutting when the activists began their tree-sit. Blending vérité cinematography with intimate personal reflection, Among Giants offers an inspiring portrait of political commitment, and a rare and glimpse into one of Earth’s most beautiful environments.

Director: Rainhouse Cinema

Producer: Rainhouse Cinema

Get Aeon straight
to your inbox
Join our newsletter Sign up
Follow us on
Facebook
Like
Essay/
Consciousness & Altered States
Caves all the way down

Do psychedelics give access to a universal, mystical experience of reality, or is that just a culture-bound illusion?

Jules Evans

Essay/
Ethics
Life on the slippery Earth

Aztec moral philosophy has profound differences from the Greek tradition, not least its acceptance that nobody is perfect

Sebastian Purcell