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Keepers Of The Forest

An eye opening film that uncovers the environmental struggles in Indonesia and the passionate people leading the way for change.
To understand the environment, you must also understand its people. Join us as we transport you to an ecosystem older than the Amazon rainforest. The jungles of Sumatra uncovers both the beauty and pain that lies within it. We follow five passionate individuals leading the way for change as we gain a deeper understanding of these issues and how it affects us all.

Keepers Of The Forest is an inspiring, heart-wrenching and empowering film that will leave you itching to make change in your own life.

  • Roxy Rogan
  • Roxy Rogan
    Person Of The Forest
  • Roxy Rogan
    Key Cast
  • Timothy Hadwen
  • Emily Harrison
  • Sean Francis Kennedy
    Director Of Photography
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Environmental, Short, Sustainability, Nature, Wildlife, Journalism
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 AUD
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Wildlife Conservation Film Festival
    New York City
    United States
    October 9, 2019
    North America Premiere
  • Changing Face International Film Festival
    Award Winner
  • Jelly Fest

    United States
    Semi Finalist
  • Gold Movie Awards
    United Kingdom
    Semi- Finalist
  • Canada's Yes! Let's Make a Movie Film Festival

  • International Nature Film Festival Godollo
    Official Selection
  • Transparent Film Festival
    New York City
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Awareness Festival

    Official Selection
  • Sydney Indie Film Festival
    Official Selection
  • Dumbo Film Festival
    New York City
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Mind The Indie Film Festival

    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Docplay
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Video on Demand
  • WaterBear Network
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Roxy Rogan

Award winning documentary film maker, Roxy Rogan is a passionate individual who is dedicated to producing inspiring and empowering environmental documentaries.

At the age of 19 Roxy founded her environmental conservation enterprise, Wild Education. Concentrating on a holistic approach to education, Roxy found that the power of film was one effective way to portray important messages and inspire people to make change in their own lives.

Producing her first documentary, 'Person Of The Forest' in 2017 Roxy has since had it screened throughout Sydney and Melbourne in Australia and had its North American premiere at the WCFF in NYC. Person Of The Forest went on to win best 'endangered species' film at the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival.
In 2018 Roxy took on her first role of Directing as she created her second documentary, 'Keepers Of The Forest', an eye opening film that delves into the environmental struggles in Indonesia and the passionate people leading the way for change. Keepers Of The Forest was supported by several conservation groups and sponsored by ethical cosmetics brand, LUSH. Keepers Of The Forest has been accepted into several film festivals and recently won best short documentary at the CFIFF.

Roxy has created Inspiring, empowering and educational films that will endeavour to make change to our planet.

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Director Statement

Where there is understanding, there is compassion. Where there is compassion, there is hope.