Leonardo DiCaprio's impactful film, 'We Are Guardians,' centered on the Amazon rainforest, is primed for its India premiere at the All Living Things Environmental Film Festival (ALT EFF), 2023.
Directed by Chelsea Greene, Rob Groman, and Edivan Guajajara, 'We Are Guardians' chronicles the courageous efforts of Indigenous forest guardian Marçal Guajajara and activist Puyr Tembe. Together, they confront deforestation, illegal logging, and the encroachment of their territories by extractive industries.
Expressing the urgency of the Amazon's plight and the challenges faced by Indigenous communities in Brazil, the directors shared, "The situation is critical and extends far beyond borders. Having Leonardo DiCaprio join our team is incredible. His lifelong dedication to environmental and human rights causes, using his global platform to raise awareness, is truly inspiring. We hope his support will amplify attention to the film and the greater cause."
The festival will also feature 'Path of the Panther,' directed by Eric Bendick, offering an intriguing look into the enigmatic world of the Florida Panther. This captivating documentary explores the endangered species' survival within an ancient ecosystem, unveiling its compelling natural history.
DiCaprio's involvement in championing these films aligns with his ongoing efforts to address climate change impacts. His support underscores the significance of storytelling in galvanizing positive action and nurturing a sense of environmental responsibility.
(With Agency Inputs)