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Metiver in Paramin (2017)

Logline

Farmers suffer great loss of topsoil and property owing to erosion and slippage.

Synopsis

In this hillside agricultural village of Paramin, farmers suffer great loss of topsoil and property owing to erosion and slippage. This documentary captures the return to Paramin of ‘metiver’- an invaluable plant to a hillside farming community, which was lost over generations because of the overuse of weedicides.

Details

Short (20mins) Documentary | Trinidad and Tobago

Language: English

Production

Executive Producers: PDC | Vetiver TT | GEF SGP UNDP
Producers: Jonathan Barcant | Jamie Romany
Writers: Dylan Quesnel
Directors: Dylan Quesnel

Festival Screenings

Green Screen The Environmental Film Festival, 2017
trinidad+tobago film festival, 2017
Commonwealth Stories on Screen: A Short Film Program

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