The Botanist

Maude Plante-Husaruk | 2016 | 20 min.

2018 Official Selection


Saturday Afternoon, Stone Hall

Saturday Evening, Yuba River Charter School

After the fall of the Soviet Union, Tajikistan, a former Social Soviet Republic, plunged into a devastating civil war. A famine struck the mountainous region of the Pamir where Raïmberdi, a passionate and ingenious botanist, built his own hydroelectric station to help his family survive through the crisis.

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