The film "Generation forest occupiers - In the tree house against the climat crisis" by Tatjana Mischke and Karin de Miguel Wessendorf will be broadcast for the first time on 02.02.2021 at 19:40 in the series ARTE Re:.
The Dannenröder Forest is to be cleared for the expansion of the A49. Climate activists from all over Europe are occupying the forest to prevent the clearing. They are supported by villagers and citizens' initiatives who have been fighting against the highway expansion for decades. When thousands of police arrive to clear the forest occupation in November 2020, the conflict comes to a head.
More info on the film is available here.