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Dir: Julia Pelka

The film is an essay on dependence people from nature and the world around them.

The lives of millions depend on eight small clams working hard to detect contamination in the city’s water supply. Clams are the new canaries in the coal mine in this stranger-than-fiction peek at how humans create problems for the world and then use living organisms to protect themselves… from themselves

Poland / 14:00 / Documentary / 2019


Premiered at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, Canada 2020


Awards / festivals:

Warsaw Film Festival, Poland, 2019 (competition)


Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2020, Canada, 2020 (competition)


19th Euganea Film Festival, Italy, 2020 (competition)


23rd CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival, Italy, 2020 (competition)


Nature Film Festival, Austria, 2020 (competition)


Porto Femme International Film Festival, 2020, Portugal, 2020 (competition)


13th Central and Eastern European Film Festival CinEast, Luxembourg, 2020 (competition)


13th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival, USA, 2020 (In Vivo Award)


4th West Lake International Documentary Festival, 2020 (competition)


18th BOGOSHORTS Bogotá Short Film Festival, Columbia, 2020 (competition)

GoEast Film Festival 2021, Germany, 2021 (competition)


Freiburger Filmforum - Festival of Transcultural Cinema 2021, Germany, 2021 (screening)

Crested Butte Film Festival, USA, 2021, (competition)

All Living Things Environmental Film Festival, India, 2021 (competition)


14th Amarcort Film Festival, Italy, 2021 (Best Intertational Short)


10th Cinecipó - Insurgent Film Festival, Brazil, 2021 (competition)


12th Short Stop International Film Festival, Romania, 2021 (competition)

1st Alamein International Film Festival, Egypt, 2021 (competition)


17th Frozen River Film Festival, USA, 2022 (competition)


Offline Film Festival, Ireland, 2022 (Best International Short)

Glimmerglass Film Days New York, USA, 2022 (screening)

Balneário Camboriú International Film Festival 2022, Brazil, 2022 (competition)

XIV Versi di Luce Festival, Italy, 2022  (Best International Short)

International Short Film Festival Canton, China, 2022 (competition)


Spello International Short Film Festival, Italy, 2023 (competition)


15th Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2023 (screening)


Wag Film Festival 2023, Italy, 2023 (competition)

International Alexandria Short Film Festival 2023, Greece, 2023 (competition)


11th Camp d'Elx Rural FilmFest, Spain, 2023 (competition)


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