Run-Time: 1 x 51 min.
Written by Steve Nicholls, Alfred Vendl
AV Dokumenta & Burning Gold Productions Ltd for ORF in association with Off The Fence and WDR
Languages: German (ORIGINAL) , English (DUBBED)
Format: 16:9 , 16:9
Appalachia - The Endless Forest
Wilde Appalachen - Die Berge der Cherokee
The Appalachians form a vast mountain chain, stretching along the Eastern side of the USA, from Georgia in the south to Maine in the north. Along much of their length they are clothed in rich but little known woodland, secret worlds of rivers and waterfalls, caves and forest glades inhabited by bears and deer, raccoons and possums as well as dozens of other, lesser known creatures. These are the most diverse temperate forests on Earth. Human history here is just as rich as the natural history. Long before Columbus landed in North America, Cherokee Indians moved into these forests, european settlers followed, forming their own unique culture. Over the course of a year, the film looks at these extraordinary forests through the eyes of some of the people living there.
Awards: U.S. International Film and Video Festival 2006: U.S. International Film and Video Festival Awards, Annual CINE Golden Eagle Film and Video Awards Gala 2006: Annual CINE Golden Eagle Film and Video Awards