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.
Emergence of a Dragonfly
1960, Director: William H. Carrick, J.V. Durden
1 min 24 s
2. Is it necessary for a documentary to express a point of view? If so, does this qualify as a documentary?
3. Imagine a soundtrack for the film. What music might create a mood? What would you choose, and how would it affect a viewer?
A clear, close-up view of the change from aquatic nymph to shimmering airborne adult dragonfly, presented by macro-photography with the time-lapse camera.