A slew of special documentaries only on NDTV 24x7
New Delhi, May 29, 2009 – With World Environment day on 5th June, Documentary 24x7 is all set to add three new amazing and award winning documentaries by seasoned filmmakers, both from India and from across the world that revolves around the global environment. Come and have a sneak peak into some of the remarkable documentaries that takes you through the stretches across the south of our planet, assist you to witness the most unique animals and help you observe the plight of the endangered sharks. Come Join NDTV 24x7 in its move for a better cause.
Shores of Silence a film by Mike Pandey takes you through the Indian coast that house the largest concentration of whale sharks in the world. An alarmingly high number --- independent studies put it at 600 --- is slaughtered every year. The film brings to light the massacre of the fish. This Green Oscar-winning film galvanised global attention to the largest and the gentlest fish in the ocean - the whale shark. Mike Pandey is the only Asian ever to have won the Green Oscar at the Wild screen Festival in UK for his documentary on rogue elephants of India. His latest production 'Shores of Silence - Whale Sharks in India' is, once again, a strong contender for the Green Oscar at the Wildscreen Festival 2000 - the world's premier festival for films on wildlife held in the United Kingdom (Airing Date: May 31 at 1:00 pm)
Timeless Traveller-The Horseshoe Crab, a film by Gautam Pandey brings to you the endangered species you may not have heard of. The Horseshoe Crab is one of the most unique animals that the earth has ever witnessed. It emerged from the oceans 562 million years ago and has survived unchanged. If the situation is not carefully managed, the risk of adversely affecting the horseshoe crab population becomes a certainty. (Airing Date: May 31 at 1:25 pm)
Antartica: The White desert a film by Damon Foster takes you through a vast white wilderness stretches across the south of our planet; a giant natural laboratory that has long occupied the human psyche. Antarctica is a continent of remote natural wonder. For brief moments each year this hauntingly beautiful landscape opens up, beckoning scientists and explorers from around the world to investigate its frozen secrets…The films takes us on a mesmerising visual adventure into this mysterious continent, introducing us to a team of scientists, researchers and explorers who have braved the inhospitable continent in the quest to learn its secrets…The films takes us on a mesmerising visual adventure into this mysterious continent, introducing us to a team of scientists, researchers and explorers who have braved the inhospitable continent in the quest to learn its secrets. (Airing Date: June 7 at 1:00 pm)
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