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Exploring the shared language and poetic sensibilities of all animals.

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Ashes and Snow, a film by Gregory Colbert, uses both still and movie cameras to explore extraordinary interactions between humans and animals. The 60-minute feature is a poetic narrative rather than a documentary. It aims to lift the natural and artificial barriers between humans and other species, dissolving the distance that exists between them. Written by Ashes and Snow

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Narrator: Feather to fire, fire to blood, blood to bone, bone to marrow, marrow to ashes, ashes to snow...
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Mesmerizing
4 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a huge animal lover and animal rights activist, I was mesmerized by Gregory Colbert's work in Ashes and Snow. I first saw the exhibit in New York, where I live. I have since then traveled to see it in both Santa Monica and Mexico City. As I await it's next stop, I return to Mr. Colbert's vision through his film, Ashes and Snow.

He is a true visionary and prophet to the animal community. Every time I watch the film, my heart fills with joy and pride at the world that Gregory Colbert has captured in which animals and human coexist as partners and equals.

I would recommend Ashes and Snow to anyone with a dream in which all of the world's species live in perfect harmony.


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