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Ancient Giants

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Director: Zak Bentley
Origin: UK
Duration: 15 minutes

After an ill-fated expedition to northern Patagonia, in search of one of the oldest living trees on Earth, three explorers reflect on their discoveries and what it means for the future of rainforests.

Director

VIMFF ZAK BENTLEY

Zak Bentley

Zak Bentley is a tree climber, filmmaker and photographer from Dorset, England. When not directing his own films, he camera operates for wildlife and documentary films, specialising in shooting at height, working for some of the world’s most accomplished natural history production companies, including Silverback Films and the BBC. His work has taken him across the globe, from uninhabited islands in the North Sea to the rainforest of Borneo.