It’s a great time to visit the forest.

Go there and understand. Go there and experience. Go there and be inspired.  Go there and experience the flourishing life, people, cultures and their stories.

If you think you can’t go there right now, think again. Film has the power to take us places we never thought we could go, never imagined existed.

I have been judging Films for the Forest submissions since 2010 and I am always moved to hear, see, learn and feel the relationship of people around the world to the rainforest. It changes how you view the natural world.

Join me this 50th anniversary of Earth Day, April 22nd, and visit the forest by watching these top contenders from Films for the Forest 2020 — and then take your place as a judge by voting for your favorite.

Watch the live stream at 5 p.m. Pacific / 7 p.m. Central here.

— Richard Linklater, Films for the Forest Judge