Canada 2019 – Director: Charles-Émile Lafrance – Original language: French – Subtitles: English – Length: 63 min.

Roger and Charles, two lumberjacks from Quebec in Canada, spend their last summer together in the forest. One is going to retire; the other is taking over the business. A contemplative film about a legacy and the path to a new future.

We present the world premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2020 @home.




The Canadian filmmaker Charles-Émile Lafrance studied film studies at the University of Montréal. He works as an independent filmmaker and for various television productions. FOREST CODE is his directing debut.


English/Original Title: CODE FORESTIER. Writer: Charles-Émile Lafrance. Camera: Charles-Émile Lafrance. Sound: Charles-Émile Lafrance. Music: Simon Degrave. Production: Charles-Émile Lafrance. Producer: Charles-Émile Lafrance. International Sales: Fragments Distribution Distribution: N/A

DOK.panorama 2020

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