Yasuni Man

An incredible expedition through Ecuador’s Yasuni exploring the impact of oil development on the biodiversity of the forest and its people.

Directors

Ryan P. Killackey

Country

USA

Year

2016

Running Time

94 mins 

Website

pollywogproductions.net/yasuni-man

SFGFF Film Program: 

Green Film Fest Screening - April 23, 2017

San Francisco Premiere.

Yasuni is one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet and home to some of the most isolated indigenous people. Filmmaker Ryan Killackey takes us on an incredible expedition – a 1,500 kilometer journey along 7 rivers – through this Ecuadorian reserve, sharing the story of the conflict in Yasuni that has pitted biodiversity and human rights against oil and commercialisation.

- Best Feature Film, New York Wild Film Festival 2017
- Silver Audience Award, Mill Valley Film Festival 2016 
- Emerging Talent Panda Award, Wildscreen 2016

DISCUSSION WITH: Ryan Killackey, filmmaker; Maribel Guevara, Ecuadorian Green Film Festival & SFGFF Board