MEMOIRS
OF A PLAGUE

The war against locusts is as old as human civilisation. It is one of the universal stories we tell of our creation, laying deep within us. But where does the individual fit into this drama? What role does fate play and what role science? The film follows the director’s journey as he examines the complexity of the dramatic encounter between man and locust. Do we live outside or inside nature, and who is hunting who?

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Festivals

Official Selection Margaret Mead Film Festival

Official Selection HOTDOCS Film Festival

Official Selection Competition for Green Screen Documentary IDFA 2010

Official Selection International Documentary Forum Beijing (iDOCS)

Official Selection Mostra de Ciencia e Cinema, Spain

Official Selection FIPA Film Festival

Official Selection Canberra International Film Festival

Official Selection Antenna International Documentary Film Festival

 

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Credits

Writer/Director

Robert Nugent

Producers

Mitzi Goldman
Robert Nugent

Editor

Rowena Crowe

Cinematography

Bonnie Elliot
Robert Nugent

Sound Design

Adrian Blinsky

Location Sound

Will Sheridan
Dan Miau

Original Score

Kristin Rule

Macro Cinematography

Peter Nearhos