Step into the world of the dragonflies, Earth’s ancient sentinels. South African scientists explore how these tiny beings guide us in crafting a sustainable future.
AWARDS: Best Student Film. South African Film and Television Awards/ Best Student Film. EcoBrasilFest
The Water Dancers - Dragonflies, Conservation, Harmony, Future
Embark on a journey into the delicate realm of dragonflies, creatures that have graced our planet for 300 million years. In South Africa, as humanity grapples with the consequences of its actions, scientists turn to these ancient insects for inspiration and guidance. "Water Dancers," named after the Zulu Jigamanzi, meaning 'dancing on water,' explores the profound relationship between these fragile creatures and the environment they inhabit. The documentary uncovers the role of dragonflies as environmental sentinels, helping design Ecological Networks – connected corridors aimed at pioneering a new path for global conservation and sustainable living.