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Microcultural Incidents in Ten Zoos
Microcultural Incidents in Ten Zoos

MICROCULTURAL INCIDENTS IN TEN ZOOS

Directed by Ray L. Birdwhistell
United States, 1971
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

Seen as a commentary on the gaze, the film demonstrates the proximity of the ethnographic and the zoological glance. A hidden camera watches people watching animals in ten zoos in seven different countries and portrays the interaction of members of families with each other and with animals.

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Synopsis

Seen as a commentary on the gaze, the film demonstrates the proximity of the ethnographic and the zoological glance. A hidden camera watches people watching animals in ten zoos in seven different countries and portrays the interaction of members of families with each other and with animals.