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Fish'n'Pills  //  Hormonální akvárium (Orig.)

DIR: Tereza Tara
2007 / Czech Republic / 20 min

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When some years ago British fishermen found spawn in the bodies of male fish they could hardly believe their eyes. Their suspicions naturally turned to a nearby pharmaceutical plant, from where they believed materials used in the production of hormonal contraceptives could have escaped. However, the latest research has found that the poor male fish most frequently lose their virility due to what are called endocrine disruptors. Such materials get into the water system from the urine of women who use hormonal contraceptives. Therefore the pill, that symbol of sexual freedom, not only prevents the human race from multiplying but also hinders the fish population as well. In this playful and amusingly edited black and white documentary by FAMU student Tereza Tara we meet not only gynaecologists, passionate fishermen and young women on the pill, but also biologists who love cycling or the poetry of Christian Morgenstern. / web

About

Director Tereza Tara
Screenplay Tereza Tara
Dir. of Photography Braňo Pažitka
Editing Kateřina Vrbová
Music
Sound Vítek Jíra
Duration 20 min
Year 2007
Country Czech Republic
Colour
Tags animals, body, healthcare, popular science, student
Production FAMU
FAMU
Address:  Smetanovo nábřeží 2
City:  11000 Praha 1
Country:  Czech Republic
Web:  www.famu.cz

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Awards

„All human beings are ...

„All human beings are born free and equal...“ / 1st Prize
international short film competition by Goethe Institut and Foundation Rememberance, Responsibilty and Future, Munich 2007
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„Special Prize of the Vesmír Magazine for the Best Czech Popular Scientific Documentary Film dealing with Natural Sciences“ Academia film Olomouc 2008
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„Special Jury Prize“ Finále Plzeň, 2008
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„Film Language Research Award“
Brazilian Student Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro 2008
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Student Jury Prize, Ekofilm 2008
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„Best Documentary“ International Student Film Festival, Beograde 2008



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