Arts and culture

Taiping Island: A Concerto of Marine Life in the South China Sea: An exercise in science, beauty and propaganda

Taiping Island: A Concerto of Marine Life in the South China Sea documents the array of marine life around Taiping Island, part of the Spratly island chain and the largest natural island in the South China Sea. The 18 minute long documentary emerged following a one year research project commissioned by Taiwan’s fisheries agency in conjunction with […]

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The Rat Race: A documentary exposing the inadequate state response to vermin and disease in Mumbai

The Rat Race is a 2010 documentary examining the life of a team of night rat catchers working in a government department in Mumbai, India. To this documentaries credit it makes serious steps in covering the entirety of the rat catchers existence. It shows their struggles as the students among them try to both work […]

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Chasing Coral: A terrifying glimpse at the future of our oceans.

Chasing coral is a Netflix documentary that follows the story of a team of divers who attempt to take time lapse and 3D images of reefs as they bleach and die through the cumulative effects of climate change. They eventually produce a number of dramatic before and after shots which demonstrate the rapid rate at […]

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