Paradiese aus Menschenhand: Die Rückkehr der Moore

In recent decades, more and more peatlands have disappeared - species-rich and unique habitats that have been drained for agriculture or peat extraction. That is also a huge problem for climate protection. Reversing this process is the goal of researchers and conservationists like Hans Joosten, the "bog pope.

Director: Christian Heynen

Christian Heynen (born 1973) has an M.A. in theatre, film and television sciences. He has been working as a freelance journalist, author and documentary filmmaker for more than ten years, gaining work experience in Asia, America and Europe.
His focus lies on internationally co-produced documentaries for prime time TV. Several of his productions made for ARD, ARTE, Discovery Channel, MDR, NDR, RBB, WDR, ZDF, ZDF Enterprises, 3SAT and other broadcasters have been nominated at film festivals (e.g. Trento Bergfilm Festival).
Aside from filming, he also writes non-fiction books, screenplays and articles for print media (Süddeutsche Zeitung, Rheinische Post, Mare).

Germany
2021
52 Min.
German
SUB: German
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Director: Christian Heynen
Script: Christian Heynen
Cinematography: Michael Kern
Editing: Ayse Remmler
Music: Thomas Wolter
Narrator: Yvon Jansen
Editor: Ann-Christin Hornberger (ZDF/ARTE)
Producer: Sarah Zierul (Längengrad Filmproduktion GmbH)
Awards: Nordic Nature Film Award 2022
Nominations: Nordic Nature Film Award 2022
Website URL: https://www.laengengrad-filmproduktion.de