View:

Movies

Animalicious
Animalicious
1999
52m | Documentary
From a Californian woman whose dear chihuahua gets devoured by the neighbour’s boa constrictor, to a wild, shotgun-wielding turkey, these stories are as tragic as they are terrifying. An unexpected combination of reflections on justice, fate, co-existence and forgiveness, this documentary bewilders and amuses the viewer as we are shown a side of animal life we rarely see.
The Natural History of the Chicken
The Natural History of the Chicken
2000
1h | Documentary
Through the use of re-enactments and interviews, eclectic characters tell stories about the role of chickens in their lives. Exploring the history behind one of America’s most popular foods, the film portrays these birds as being far more than just a source of nutrition. From supernatural stories of resuscitation and headless running fowl, to a woman who prefers their company to their taste, The Natural History of the Chicken paints a far more nuanced picture of poultry than one would imagine.
Rat
Rat
1998
56m | Documentary
Captures the stories of New Yorkers who must fight off, and sometimes lose, to the resilient rats that pervade through the city’s sewers, streets, and buildings. Camera angles take the viewer behind the scenes of this phenomenon, beyond the walls, through the pipes and down into the underground on the trail of these reviled and feared rodents. By turns unsettling and amusing, Rat builds on the nature film genre, portraying unlikely adversaries in an urban power struggle.
Cane Toads: An Unnatural History
Cane Toads: An Unnatural History
1998
47m | Documentary
Using low camera angles to capture this story from the cane toad’s perspective, this film documents the unexpected and uncontrollable spread of the species throughout Australia. After being introduced as a predator to a beetle that was ravaging sugar cane plantations, these oversized amphibians drastically multiplied; leading to devastating consequences for local ecosystems. Equally humorous and horrific, it paints a captivating and original picture of an infamously grotesque animal.
Cane Toads: The Conquest
Cane Toads: The Conquest
2010
The first 3D-ready film shot in Australia, Cane Toads: The Conquest follows the uncontrollable expansion of these enormous, reviled amphibians through the country. Leaving environmental devastation in their wake, and now occupying nearly a third of the country, the cane toad continues to grow in size and resilience. Part documentary and part horror, this film details the destructive invasion of a species initially introduced as a counter pest.
No internet connection