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Zoo

11 minutes

Who’s watching who at the zoo?

A day at the zoo. Animals making faces at humans, humans making faces at animals. Bert Haanstra’s warm and quirky film notes the strange similarities between visitors and exhibits, using lively cuts to show that we might not be too far removed from our animal cousins.

Director: Bert Haanstra

Producer: Bert Haanstra

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Individuals living with depersonalisation disorder bring vivid insight to the question of whether the self is an illusion

Anna Ciaunica & Jane Charlton

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Lisa Feldman Barrett & John Dunne