Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Video: The Silent Friends

The abiding bond between people and trees is celebrated in this cinematic ode produced by the Spanish filmmaking company Kauri.


The Big Banyan Tree is considered to be one of the oldest trees in the world. It’s located by the west bank of Jinbao River, China and was planted during the Sui Dynasty (581 – 618). Standing at about 17 metres high and measuring about 7 metres in diameter the whole tree coveres an amazing 1,000 square metres.

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This entry was posted on November 26, 2015 by in Art and Cinema, Environmentalism, Poetry and tagged , , , .
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