Family Tree

Jennifer MacArthur

In the American South, Black forest owners fight to maintain their family legacy and create sustainable forests for generations to come. “Family Tree” explores sustainable forestry in North Carolina through the stories of two Black families fighting to preserve their land and legacy. They face challenging family dynamics, unscrupulous developers, and changing environmental needs. Despite setbacks, they work to create sustainable land to pass on to the next generation.


Sponsored by Billie & Chip Cole.