Amazon (1997 film)

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Directed byKieth Merrill
Written byKieth Merrill
Loren McIntyre
Produced byKieth Merrill
Isaac Palmer
Jonathan Stern
Narrated byLinda Hunt
CinematographyMike Hoover
Edited byStephen L. Johnson
Music byAlan Williams[1]
Distributed byMacGillivray Freeman Films
Release date
  • 1997 (1997)
Running time
38 minutes [2]
CountryUnited States

Amazon is a 1997 American short documentary film directed by Kieth Merrill. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[3]


The film features ethnobiologist Mark Plotkin, who discusses the role of rainforest conservation and the benefits of investigating it further in the interest of medical and scientific knowledge.[4][5]


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