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Award-winning habitat loss documentary ‘Space To Live’ released

May 7, 2023

A journey of discovery that builds toward the ultimate conclusion of what is the driving force behind habitat loss and all environmental destruction, Space To Live sees Iranian filmmaker Nastaran Rahnama, travel to Kenya to investigate how her own consumption could potentially be harming animals and causing habitat loss worldwide.

Space To Live is an official selection in several film festivals (listed below), and has won awards as a best environmental film, short film, animal rights, and climate change film. The film was shot on Sony FX6 and FX7, and Panasonic Lumix G85, with Sony and Lumix lenses by filmmaker Will Haigh and Rahnama herself, with other contributors, with Haigh at BPM films completing a full colour grade and sound mix.

Featuring contributors including Prof Paul Ehrlich, Jeff Gibbs, Dr Sofia Pineda Ochoa, Robin Maynard, Michael Kaelo, Brian Kaelo, Dennis Sonkoi, the film is available to view below:

Nastaran Rahnama comments:

“Daily, I see the growth of humanity, population, wildlife loss, and habitat destruction. Instead of only talking about it, I dedicated my time to telling the truth about the problem that is hardly spoken of in society and sharing the hope of real solutions in the story of my personal journey.”

Space To Live – official selection and screened at:

AmDoc, Oscar Academy Award qualifying film festival in Palm Springs, CA
Lookout Wild Film Festival in Tennesse
Wild & Scenic Film Festivals in Nevada City, CA
Film Only Film Festival Toronto
Kerala Short Film Festival
Norway Fjord IFF
Sittannavasal International

and still on the film festival circuit.

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