This documentary captures the life of the Baka family in a way that is humorous, touching, and educational.
Phil Agland, the award-winning filmmaker, journeys back to the African rainforest to locate the pygmy family who enthralled viewers worldwide in his famous 1986 documentary Baka: People of the Rainforest. Twenty-five years later, Agland returns to the rainforest of Cameroon to explore the lives of the next generation of the Baka clan. Throughout the course of this adventure, Agland finds that issues occurring outside of their immediate habitat are having a life-altering impact on their way of life.
Baka: Cry from the Rainforest details the lives of the Baka family as well as their everyday struggles. Their unique blend of humor and charm is on display as we are invited into the world of these remarkable people. Baka: Cry from the Rainforest will give you a better understanding of the lives of those who still live in a hunter-gatherer society. If you enjoy stories that portray the strength and resilience of the human spirit, Baka: Cry from the Rainforest will not disappoint.