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.


23 Skidoo

23 Skidoo 1

Beyond the Naked Eye

Beyond the Naked Eye 1

A Day in the National Parks

A Day in the National Parks 1

The Dikes

The Dikes 1

Emergence of a Dragonfly

Emergence of a Dragonfly 1

Octopus Hunt

Octopus Hunt 1

Out of Silence

Out of Silence 1

Reflections on Suffering

Reflections on Suffering 1

Reflections on Suffering 2

Rural Health

Rural Health 1

The Winds of Fogo

The Winds of Fogo 1

A Day in the National Parks

1978, Director: Suzanne Allard

      0 min 53 s


Questions 1. How would you describe the purpose of this film? What does it want the audience to learn, or understand, or feel?

2. How do film techniques, like camera movement, editing of shots together, and use of sound, contribute to its message?

About This Film

Short Description

An impressionistic view of Canada's national parks. The camera travels from the east coast to the west, from seashore to mountains, from lakes to forests.

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