Web of Life

‘The Web of Life’ is a short documentary which depicts the story of three individuals who in one way or the other tells us that humans, animals, and plants are all connected by the web of life and it is the duty of every human being to do whatever possible to strengthen this web. The persons shown in the film are not aware of the service they are doing, neither do they expect anything in return other than the satisfaction and love derived out of their activities. Govindan belonging to a hunter tribe is now feeding birds realizing that those birds which were once part of his diet are facing great threat now due to extinction of wild berries. Valli, a tribal is taking care of motherless goat kids and feeding them out of the understanding that these poor kids are in need of care and love. Devaki Amma, an old woman in her 80’s has made a forest on her own. She hopes that her future generations will take good care of this forest which is home to many rare trees, plants and other creatures.

  • G S Unnikrishnan Nair
  • G S Unnikrishnan Nair
  • G S Unnikrishnan Nair
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    Environment, Humanitarian, ShortDocumentary, life
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    12 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 28, 2023
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Director Biography - G S Unnikrishnan Nair

Born on 20th of May 1964, G.S.Unnikrishnan Nair is a science writer, science film maker, children’s writer and farm journalist. He has won 19 national and 13 state awards. He secured graduation in Agriculture from BHU with PG in Journalism and Mass communicaion.Retired as Additional Director in Agriculture Department; Govt.of Kerala. G.S.Unnikrishnan has written over 3000 popular-science articles in leading Newspapers and magazines and published 52 popular-science books. His Science documentaries have been screened in International and National Film Festivals including International Nature Film festival,Godollo,Hungary, International TV Ecological Festival, Ugra,Russia,London Eco film festival, Sandalia Sustainability Film festival,Italy,InShort Film Festival ,Lagos,Nukhu Fest,USA, Unified Filmmakers Children’s vision on Climate change festival,Germany ,National Science Film Festival of India,CMS Vatavaran, New Delhi, MIFF, Mumbai, AICEAVF,NewDelhi,MANAGE Agri. Film Festival,Hyderabad,India International Science Festival,IDSFFK,Kerala,Woodpecker International Film festival, New Delhi,Kadakam forest film festival, silent valley etc.

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Director Statement

This film produced in India shows three common people who are connected to the world through the web of life.