« The Journey » is a 14½ hour documentary film by Peter Watkins, made between the years 1983 and 1985 on several contin...
At the heart of Ganges Delta, hardly anyone ventures to the Silence Islands. Yet, the forgotten people of the sundurbans archipelago still survive there. With limited ressources consisting of shrimps, rice and wild honey, they face malaria, tuberculosis, cyclones, wild beasts and indifference. Appalled by their distressing condition, one of them, Mohammed Abdul Wohab, gave everything up to take care of this cast-off community.
Between the Caribbean sea and the Maya Mountains lies Toledo, known as The Forgotten District of Belize, Central America.
Between the Caribbean sea and the Maya Mountains lies Toledo, known as
The Forgotten District of Belize, Central America.
For the last 20 years, the Maya have been promoting their own ecotourism programme in order to protect their rainforest and traditions. Despite constant opposition from the government and the tourist industry, Margarita, Reyes, Chet and their friends remain strong and optimistic. This film is a tribute to their tireless efforts.