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Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé, Season 1, Episode 12 – 17m

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  • Pigeons in the Square

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1982 • France

    An enthusiastic man sits on a park bench and explains the behaviors and rituals of pigeons.

  • The Octopus

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1927 • France

    From 1927 to 1928, Jean Painlevé made his first three films aimed at the general public. Shown in 'ciné-clubs' and avant-garde movie theaters of Paris, these films were written and edited to entertain as well as educate. THE OCTOPUS, one of these educati...

  • Sea Urchins

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1928 • France

    Jean Painlevé delivers an intimate (and microscopic) view of sea urchins.