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.
1964, Director: Julian Biggs
1 min 35 s
2. What evidence is there that people have been in the city environment lately? What evidence is there that something has gone wrong? Can you guess what it is? After you have puzzled over it, you may read about the film in the Critical Comments.
3. Why do you think this film is in the Science, Environment and Health section? Could it be in another, such as War and Peace?
Erase the people of downtown America, and the effect is bizarre and disturbing. This film shows the urban scene without a soul in sight, yet everywhere there is evidence of recent life and activity.