Gorgeous video of encounters between people and animals

Via Vimeo:

“Gregory Colbert’s Ashes and Snow feature film captures extraordinary moments of contact between people and animals as seen through the lens of the artist’s camera on more than thirty expeditions to some of the earth’s most remote places. Written, directed, produced, and filmed by Gregory Colbert, it is a poetic field study that depicts the world not as it is, but as it might be—a world in which the natural and artificial boundaries separating humans from other species do not exist. The viewing experience is one of wonder and contemplation, serenity, and hope.

Edited by two-time Oscar-winner Pietro Scalia; narrated by actors Laurence Fishburne (English), Enrique Roche (Spanish), and Ken Watanabe (Japanese). Musical collaborators include Michael Brook, David Darling, Heiner Goebbels, Lisa Gerrard, Lukas Foss, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and Djivan Gasparyan.”

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  • Freday63

    I was a very fat baby…my mom called me her little elephant…I have a very special place in my heart for these enormous wonderful creations!

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  • http://adgitadiaries.com/ karmanot

    lovely, serene—just stunning

  • http://AMERICAblog.com/ John Aravosis

    I know :)

  • mycher

    Seeing just one of those images would have been wonderful, having the pleasure of 11 minutes of them was absolutely spellbinding. Beautiful, breathtakingly beautiful! Thank you so much!

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