[Sust-mar] Sacred Earth Awake Film Series

Julia Creighton juliamcreighton at eastlink.ca
Sat Mar 27 17:54:24 EDT 2010

Sacred Earth Awake Film Series


Monday, April 26 . Shambhala Centre, 1084 Tower Road, 7 pm


Microcosmos  by Claude Nuridsany and Marie Perennou  80 min.


Billed as "Jurassic Park in your own backyard", this family film captures
the fun and adventure of a spectacular hidden universe revealed in a
breathtaking, close-up view unlike anything you've ever seen.


We see a dung beetle busily rolling a dung ball until the ball becomes
impaled on a thorn; a spider dragging air bubbles underwater to form a
diving bell-like dining room; two horned beetles clashing like gladiators;
an ant drinking from a dew drop on a leaf; an army of caterpillars moving in
single file; a mosquito slowly rising from the water and spreading its wings
like a goddess in an Arthurian legend.


Microcosmos is a showcase of images that allows us a privileged glimpse
inside a world that is elusive and mysterious--and a world of extraordinary


For more information contact juliamcreighton at eastlink.ca  Halifax Shambhala
Sustainability Initiative



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