Film and TV

Phoenix Filmmaker Explores Haiti's Reforestation in One day, everything will be free

In his new documentary, One day, everything will be free, first-time filmmaker and Phoenix artist Joseph Redwood-Martinez goes deep into the Sadhana Forest reforestation project in Haiti. The volunteer-run initiative gives advice and assistance to local farmers dealing with soil erosion issues from the slash-and-burn deforestation that plagues the area. Through simple techniques, such as the reintroduction of chokogu nut trees, the group hopes to restore Haiti's once plentiful forest areas. However, the inclusive group, which also has a project in India, found that the ideas that flourished from the Haitian project (like the effectiveness of international aid and the viability of a free economy) went far beyond the original purpose.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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