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.
1955, Director: Roger Blais
1 min 29 s
2. There is no music or narration for the first section of this excerpt. How does that affect the impact of the scenes?
3. This is a documentary about a real subject, yet the film dramatizes the subject with staged action. Is there a difference between the documentary use of staged material and the kind of fictional drama we see in feature films? What makes the dramatization here still 'documentary'?
A dramatized presentation of the work of the Maritime Marshlands Reclamation Administration in the reclaiming of flooded agricultural regions along the Bay of Fundy.