Selva Maya – A forest and its people

The film is about people, who are living inside the Selva Maya – a tropicalforest extending from the south of Mexico to Belize and Guatemala. Theydemonstrate different ways, how to bring economic development in line withsustainable use of forest recourses.

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Project film, 20 minutes
Gesell. für Int. Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Germany, 2017

Language versions: german, english, spanish


Directed and produced by Nils Reinecke and Johannes Preuss
Camera: Johannes Preuss
Editor: Nils Reinicke


  • Online available on YouTube

  • Screenings on climate conferences