Science, Environment and Health
Documentaries can uncover the hidden secrets of the natural world and reveal the beauty of our surroundings. They can also explore the environmental issues and show the human dimensions of medical science.
Beyond the Naked Eye
1973, Director: Claudia Overing
1 min 21 s
2. How does the use of a woman narrator reflect the period of the 1970s? Why might it be an appropriate choice for a scientific documentary?
3. This film is one example of how technical developments in cinematography opened up new avenues for documentary. Compare it with Octopus Hunt, for example.
An amazing view of the living universe in a single drop of water. This is a view of creation, of birth, life and death, of the laws of nature that apply even to the smallest living thing.