A Series of 5 Programs
Bunch of Fives
Five funny animated films comment ruefully on our relationship with the natural world.
A major new talent in animation, Nick Hilligoss, has produced a brilliant series of five wordless films that make us laugh as we reflect on the lessons we still have to learn if we expect to be a sustainable species.
Directed by Nick Hilligoss
Produced by the Natural History Unit, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Executive Producer, Dione Gilmour
The titles in the series are:
Turtle World - A powerful allegory about the survivability of Homo sapiens.
Cell Animation - You can escape in nature.
Lower Orders - A new and funny look at the food chain!
Banjo Frogs - An adolescent frog learns to fit in with new neighbors.
Possum's Rest - Can humans and wildlife co-exist in the suburbs?
Grade Level: 3-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 1998
Copyright Date: 96-8
VHS ISBN: 1-56029-766-2
"These award-winning programs are open to myriad interpretations and analyses, which is a feature that makes them marvelously adaptable to a widely diverse range of age levels and curricular areas. All are delightful, full of playful humor and clever drollery...an excellent series for any school or public library collection."
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"Delightful, full of playful humor and clever drollery...an excellent series for any school or public library collection." Teacher Librarian
Awards and Festivals
Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital
Artivist Film Festival
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