Welcome to TreeStory, a series of short documentary films that explores the relationship between humans and trees from every conceivable angle: the scientific, the mythical, the practical, the cultural and the spiritual. Powered by insightful, personal stories, and inspired by our oldest companions on earth, TreeStory will change the way you see trees—and yourself—for good. Everyone has a tree story. Come watch yours.
A Q&A with director Ward Serrill follows.
Preceded By: Catching Fire | USA | 2016 | 30 Minutes • Documentary Short
Directed By: Ward Serrill
Across the globe, more than three billion cooking fires are lit each day contributing to four million deaths a year. Catching Fire follows the improbable journey of passionate inventor, Peter Scott, and his eccentric 'stove army' as they attempt to overcome incredible odds to design and mass produce the world's most revolutionary cook stove for the developing world. It is the story of one man against great odds, who never gives up on achieving his goal to save trees and the people of Africa.
REEL HEALING: Tree Of Life Journey
The tree stands as the bridge between the seen and the unseen world. Following the world premiere of TreeStory, celebrate with a tree of life ceremony, a guided shamanic journey with Ward Serrill to discover your own personal wisdom tree. We will collectively share prayers for the trees and connect our intentions to help humankind’s oldest companions on Earth.