The Man Who ‘Speaks’ Nature a short documentary film providing a glimpse into the life and work of Manoj Gogoi, a conservationist based in Kaziranga

Guwahati: The Man Who ‘Speaks’ Nature, a film by Northeast filmmakers Dhritiman Kakati and Raktim Hazarika, along with Prabal Bora as the production head, has been invited to to be a part of the International Nature Film Festival Gödöllő, Hungary.

The Man Who ‘Speaks’ Nature is a short documentary film providing a glimpse into the life and work of Manoj Gogoi, a conservationist based in Kaziranga who has dedicated his life towards the rescue and rehabilitation of snakes and birds in particular. The documentary attempts to seek the reasons behind his plunge into conservation work and exhibits a peek into the daily work schedule of Gogoi that comes with being a self-styled naturalist known to have rescued and rehabilitated over 4000 species of flora and fauna.

Wildlife warrior Manoj Gogoi in Kaziranga National Park, Assam

Started in 2015, the festival will host its 5th edition this year from May 24-26. The filmmakers have been invited to the festival gala, where all the awards will be announced, to be held on May 25.

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The event, hailed as an international nature and environmental protection festival, provides an opportunity to filmmakers, professionals and the public to meet and initiate conversations on important environmental issues like protection and conservation of biological diversity and natural resources while also enjoying films at the same time.

Last year, nearly 1,500 films and thousands of guests arrived the festival from 104 countries.

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