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PBS Fall Slate: NATURE “The Serengeti Rules”

Explore some of the most remote and spectacular places on Earth with a pioneering group of scientists who make surprising discoveries that transform human understanding of nature and ecology. Based on a book of the same name.

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CRITIC’S PICK ‘The Serengeti Rules’ Review: Making Science Spellbinding

“The great accomplishment of “The Serengeti Rules” is that it directs the viewer to see beauty in the way an ecologist might. Color, movement and texture all become indicators of ecological health. Seeking loveliness, the eye becomes trained to look for biodiversity. In mirroring the gaze of his professorial subjects, Brown rewards audiences with a film that happily weds the scientific and the cinematic.“

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The top honor of the festival, the Green Fire Award, is granted to The Serengeti Rules by filmmaker Nicholas Brown. This beautifully shot and poignant film shares the story of a band of young scientists and their time in the most remote and spectacular places on Earth. Driven by their insatiable curiosity about how nature works, they discover a single set of “rules” that govern all life.

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Tribeca Film Festival Lights Up NYC

Incredible as it sounds, the Tribeca Film Festival has grown into a truly diverse and exciting collection of events that attracts thousands of filmmakers, cinematographers and patrons from all over the world.

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'The Serengeti Rules': Tribeca Review

A celebration of scientific excellence and an account of a discovery which has ramifications for natural environments the world over, The Serengeti Rules makes for compelling viewing.

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The Exceptionally Varied Gems of This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival

The movie tracks the globe-trotting, eye-opening journeys of five scientists profiled in Sean B. Carroll’s book of the same name. The photography is startling and gorgeous, and even the toughest naysayers will be hard-pressed not to admit that certain animals are essential for the protection of forests, oceans, and even endangered species.

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