Man Who Planted Trees

Lorraine Algera (
Thu, 29 Mar 2001 13:09:09 -0800 (PST)

Hi Jim,

"The Man Who Planted Trees" is a CBC production. They can be reached at

cheers, Lorraine

At 12:50 PM 3/29/01 -0800, you wrote:
>After watching the AA awards lasat week and seeing that "Big Mamma" won for
>Best short documentary, I was going to put this inquiry to the vidlist serv
>group but got in a quagmire of work. Then, upon perusing the list today, I
>saw the inquiry about the doucmentary being available on video and I just
>had to ask this question. In her thankyou comments, the producer of "Big
>Mamma" acknowledged some people who had helped her - among them was
>Mitchell Block. I was wondering if this was the same Mitchell Block of
>Direct Cinema, Ltd.? Anyone hazard a guess? Also, I've been trying to
>locate a source for the video "The Man Who Planted Trees" -- this is
>probably the best video I've ever seen (ok, I've lead a sheltered life), --
>it's got action, pathos, great narration and visuals, etc. Thanks for any
>information. Jim Scholtz.

Lorraine Algera
Manager, Media Resources and IMC Administration
Instructional Media Centre
Simon Fraser University - Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6
ph: 604) 291-3290 fax: 604) 291-4900