Love's an Animal

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    No matter how advanced our technology is, we're still sharing Earth with other animals. We still feel an inherent need for their company: we miss them, love them, fear them, laugh at them. The world is not ours alone. From pets to animals we just need to survive, to questions of sustainability, eating animals and mass producing our food, here's a pathway with 9 films guaranteed to move you and make you think.

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    Absence

    • Ekta Mittal
    • 2018

    A poetic interpretation of the pain caused by the separation from loved ones who left their villages for the city years ago.

    Buddy

    • Heddy Honigmann
    • 2018

    Heddy Honigmann explores the close bond between animal and human in this moving portrait of guide dogs and their owners.

    Caballerango

    • Juan Pablo González
    • 2018

    The townspeople of a small Mexican village reflect on a young man’s death, gradually revealing that he wasn’t the only one to die at his own hand.

    Genesis 2.0

    • Christian Frei
    • 2018

    Exploring the legacy of the woolly mammoth. While hunters search for valuable tusks buried in Siberia, scientists attempt to clone this extinct animal.

    Heart of a Dog

    • Laurie Anderson
    • 2015

    Laurie Anderson’s kaleidoscopic film sees the multimedia artist meandering through life, love, death and language, with her dog Lolabelle as the leitmotif.

    How Big Is the Galaxy?

    • Ksenia Elyan
    • 2018

    Zakhar is a seven-year-old boy living in the remote north of Siberia. This year, a teacher is moving in with his family to homeschool him.

    Los Reyes

    • Bettina Perut, Iván Osnovikoff
    • 2018

    The life of some tough teenagers at the Chilean skatepark Los Reyes, seen through the eyes of two stray dogs, Chola and Football.

    Sheep Hero

    • Ton van Zantvoort
    • 2018

    An idealistic Dutch shepherd does everything in his power to keep his local business afloat in these neoliberal times.

    Tungrus

    • Rishi Chandna
    • 2018

    A documentary comedy in which a pet rooster turns the domestic life of a family living in a small Mumbai apartment upside down.