Sleepless Birds

    • Tom Claudon, Dana Melaver
    • Germany
    • 45 min
    • World Premiere
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    Sleepless Birds tracks the rise of artificially-lit, industrial greenhouses in the French region of Bretagne. The film presents the environmental impact of grow lights on rhythm and perception of time, through wide-ranging interviews, artistic illustration, camera-based research, and footage from the Bretagne ecosystem. In examining the case of agricultural light pollution, the film also raises questions about the unintended consequences of human attempts to overpower nature and control the elements.


    Tom Claudon, Dana Melaver
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