‘The Web of Life’ is a short documentary which depicts four real life stories which conveys that all life-forms all connected by the web of life. It is the duty of every human being to do whatever is possible by them to strengthen this web by rendering environmental and humanitarian services. Valli, a tribal woman is taking care of motherless goat kids and feeding them, out of the understanding that these poor kids are in need of love and care. The ‘Horticultural Therapy’ done by College of Agriculture, Thiruvananthapuram focusses on the people-plant connection. It uses plants and plant-related activities for physical, mental and social well-being of differently abled children. Govindan, belonging to a hunter tribe is feeding birds realizing that those birds which were once part of his diet are facing great threat now due to deforestation resulting in extinction of wild berries. Devaki Amma, an old woman in her 80’s has made a forest on her own. She believes that the future generations will take good care of this forest which is home to many rare trees, plants and other creatures.This film was screened in IDSFFK 2023 and selected for screening in Bio Film Festival ,Costa Rica.

  • G S Unnikrishnan Nair
  • G S Unnikrishnan Nair
  • G S Unnikrishnan Nair
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    19 minutes 31 seconds
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    July 25, 2023
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Director Biography - G S Unnikrishnan Nair

G.S.Unnikrishnan Nair belonging to Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala is a graduate in Agriculture from Banaras Hindu University with P. G in Journalism and Mass Communication. He has retired from Kerala Government service as Director of SAMETI under Department of Agriculture. He is popularizing science through various media for the past 3 decades. G.S. Unnikrishnan has written over 3000 popular-science articles in leading malayalam newspapers and magazines and published 54 popular-science books. He has made documentaries which were screened in various International and National Film Festivals .G.S. Unnikrishnan Nair has won 17 National and 13 state awards including National Science Communication award of DST Govt. of India ,Beaver awards in National Science Film Festivals of India,Kerala State TV award, Kerala Science Literature award etc.

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