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Freshwater Assassins

Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé, Season 1, Episode 10 – 24m

Up Next in Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé

  • Sea Ballerinas

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1956 • France

    Colorful underwater photography highlights this educational film about starfish.

  • Diatoms

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1968 • France

    Diatoms are explored through microscopic footage while their purpose and uses are explained.

  • 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.