Examines man’s dilemma of how to behave toward his environment. Is modern urban life, with its artificiality and ugly trappings of pollution and untrammelled usage of nature’s commodities, an instinctive protection against the alien silence and solitude of the wilderness? Narrated by Ben Aviary.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
How to watch
In ACMI's collection
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)