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| 15 min

Documentaire sur la nature, créé sur l'image et le son. Sans commentaire, le film utilise la seule technique de l'image multiple pour donner au spectateur une vision métaphorique du monde : villes de ciment ou prairies ondoyantes, lieux sauvages, rivières et flancs de montagnes, des refuges sont à préserver à tout prix pour les amoureux de la nature.

  • director
    William Pettigrew
  • editing
    William Pettigrew
  • producer
    William Brind
  • images
    Don Virgo
    Robert Humble
  • sound editing
    Bill Graziadei
  • music
    Edward Kalehoff
    Alain Clavier


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Ages 10 to 17

Geography - Environmental Issues
Geography - Human Geography
Media Education - Documentary Film
Social Studies - Environmental Challenges

"They say better times are coming," sings Mashmakan, but do the filmmakers believe it? What does this film say about our relationship to our surroundings? What do the sometimes unrelated images add up to? Have students explore some of the paired or contrasting images. What is conveyed? Discuss the closing poem by Thoreau. This could be an opportunity to explore Thoreau's utopian writings (Walden) and the concept of an idealized world.

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