Director: Vivianne Howard
More money is now spent on video games in a month that on zoos in a year. For the zoo industry it is a sharp reminder that revolution is around the corner. As we head towards the 21 st century zoos face a stark choice: adapt to a new generation or die. State of the Ark goes fast forward to the future, to a time when satellite safaris and virtual reality replace the live experience.
The beautiful imagery of artist Jeannie Baker animates The Story of Rosy Dock, the tale of an elderly woman who sets up home in the central Australian desert. In her attempt to recreate the… More »
Picture a group of schoolchildren eating their lunch around a table. Within seconds a cloud of thick white smoke (DDT) engulfs them. Some of the images in this film will rock the sensibilities of the… More »
Wild focuses on the stories and legends of one tract of land, the Pilliga Forest in northwest New South Wales. How do the dynamic processes of history and ecology work to produce meanings, warnings a… More »
It is not Germany in 1945, but the year 2030. Dead forests stretch from the Alps to the North Sea, devastating floods inundate the coastal towns. In the summer months the Rhine is a parched river bed… More »
In 1854 the United States government made an offer to buy the Indian lands around the area of what is now Seattle. The leader of the Duwamish nation didn't understand the offer because his people had… More »