2021 | USA | Animation,Documentary,Experimental,Short

To Live and Die in the Shadows: Meditations on Ferns, Survival and Horizontal Gene Transfer

  • Text in english, otherwise silent Text in film is in english 6 mins
  • Director | Shannon Silva
  • Writer | Shannon Silva
  • Producer | Shannon Silva

180 million years ago, through a chance horizontal gene transfer, ferns acquired a much needed light sensor (neochrome) that allowed them to modify and survive in low light environments. 

We should all be so lucky.

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