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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival | The Botanist (ботаник)
April 8, 2017 | 4:10 pm - 4:30 pm
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of nonfiction cinema. Each spring, Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to historic downtown Durham, North Carolina, for a four-day, morning-to-midnight array of nearly 100 films, as well as discussions, panels, and Southern hospitality. Set within a few city blocks, the intimate festival landscape fosters community and conversation among filmmakers, film professionals, and the public.
The Botanist (ботаник)
This breathtaking short follows Raimberdi as he ingeniously constructs a hydroelectric generator to better survive in the mountains of Tajikstan.
Maude Plante-Husaruk, Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis
Location: Cinema 4 (for venue information, visit https://www.fullframefest.org/attend/venues/).