Weaving high tech with old narrative to figure out how conservation practices can keep pace with technology whilst reflecting local culture. Part verité documentary, part experimental film, part performance art, this film aims to bridge what conservation means to all people who have a relationship to nature throughout history.
"There is more material available on the gibbon and his relation with man than on any other primate. More than two thousand years ago the Chinese singled out the gibbons as the aristocrat among apes and monkeys, and in the course of the centuries there accumulated in China a truly astounding amount of literature dealing with the gibbon both in the wild and captivity."
These ancient poets were inspired by the very same haunting melody as today's bioacoustic scientists:
The Great Call.