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The Giants

1h 50m Documentary 2023

The Giants explores the intertwined fates of trees and humans in a poetic portrait of environmentalist Bob Brown and the Forest.

From a seedling to forest elder: The Giants is a masterclass that draws on Bob Brown’s 50 years of inspiring activism, from the Franklin campaign for Tasmania’s last wild river, to today’s battle for Takayna / the Tarkine rainforest.

Take action to defend Takayna

In The Giants we see activists like Bob Brown fighting to protect the ancient forests of Takayna / the Tarkine – Australia’s largest temperate rainforest and a critical habitat for threatened species like Masked Owls, Azure Kingfishers, Wedge-tailed Eagles, Spotted-tail Quolls and Tasmanian Devils. A remote area of Takayna is now threatened by deforestation, with the Bob Brown Foundation on the frontline to defend the forest.

Join the Bob Brown Foundation to defend Takayna


Rachael Antony


Laurence Billiet







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