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Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

| 3 min

This short animation by artist and animator Evelyn Lambart offers a wordless plea for the right of all living creatures to a clean, unpolluted environment. With rich colour and intricate animated motion, the film features birds, butterflies and other woodland creatures succumbing to air pollution caused by human inventions.

  • director
    Evelyn Lambart
  • sound
    Claude Delorme
  • re-recording
    George Croll
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn


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Ages 11 to 18

Media Education - Film Animation
Science - Environmental Science
Science - Life Systems/Ecology
Social Studies - Environmental Challenges

How is music used to convey the plot? How does colour communicate the message of the film?  Before viewing the short film, list examples of the causes of environmental destruction. Then, identify the possible effects this will have on the creatures and habitats of the area impacted. While viewing, identify the causes of environmental destruction and the effect(s) it has on the environment.

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