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| 5 min

Ce court métrage d’animation nous présente l'Arkelope, une bête mythique vivant en harmonie avec la terre depuis des temps immémoriaux. Mais voici que des créatures abominables menacent son existence. Pour le plaisir, par étourderie, pour se nourrir et par appât du gain, elles mettent sa survie en péril! Cette parodie des documentaires sur la nature nous amène à réfléchir sur la manière dont nous traitons les animaux.

  • director
    Roslyn Schwartz
  • animation
    Roslyn Schwartz
  • producer
    Marcy Page
    Jacques Vallée
  • executive producer
    Barrie McLean
  • animation camera
    Lynda Pelley
  • sound
    John Oswald
    Philip Strong
  • sound editing
    Chris Crilly
    Scott Lutes
  • sound mixer
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
    Serge Boivin
  • narration
    Yvon Thiboutot
  • voice
    Marie-Josée Guindon
    Gary Boudreault


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Ages 13 to 17

Science - Life Systems/Ecology
Social Studies - Contemporary Issues

Define endangered species. What is the message of the film? How are the people in the film portrayed? Discuss the implications of "indifference" and how it affects the future. Brainstorm a list of topics where indifference or complacency could hurt our world (environment, politics, education, etc). Have students produce a short film, piece of art or written work showing the "worst case scenario" of indifference to one of the topics.

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