Amazon (1997 film)

Directed by Kieth Merrill
Produced by Kieth Merrill
Isaac Palmer
Jonathan Stern
Written by Kieth Merrill
Loren McIntyre
Narrated by Linda Hunt
Music by Alan Williams
Cinematography Mike Hoover
Edited by Stephen L. Johnson
Release dates
  • 1997 (1997)
Running time
38 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Amazon is a 1997 American short documentary film directed by Kieth Merrill. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[1]

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.


  1. "NY Times: Amazon". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-06.

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