2020, Documentary

Release Year: August 27, 2020
Country: United Kingdom
Director: Remi Bumstead
Producer:  Rossalyn Warren

Illegal logging operations run throughout the Philippines. Mining companies destroy large parts of ancient forest in order to start operations. However on the island of Palawan, which is often voted the most beautiful island in the world, a small group of women are standing up against these big companies and protecting the forests and the spirit that lives within them: Diwata.

About the director

Remi Bumstead is a freelance filmmaker and photographer working internationally across a wide range of projects and topics. Since 2011 he has been working for a broad range of clients from small NGOs to big brands and everything in between. What drives him to create visual content is to establish connections with people; whether it’s with other people or ways of thinking, or to a brand/product. Another passion is travel and nature. You will often find him up a mountain or learning new things from new friends in various places across the world.