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Conflicting layers of animation reveal glimpses into the ecological and economic histories of an American landscape.

(Please note: this film is also available as a 6-minute video loop in the event that this is a preferred screening format).


  • Annecy International Animation Festival, in competition, Annecy, France, 2019 
  • ANIMAFEST Zagreb, “Freshly Painted” program, Zagreb International Animation Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 2019
  • Black Maria Film Festival, Touring Program, Director’s Choice Award, 2019
  • Animaze – The Montreal International Animation Film Festival, Montreal, Canada, 2019
  • Supernova Digital Animation Festival, Denver, 2019
  • London Experimental Film Festival, London, England, 2019
  • Imagine Science Film Festival, New York, 2019
  • Factual Animation Film Festival, London, 2018 
  • Ottawa International Animation Festival, 2018
  • 2020 Factual Animation Film Festival, London, 2020


  • Direction and Animation: Tara Knight
  • Sound Design: Nick Drashner
  • Additional Photography: Sarah Bailey Knight
  • Research Assistance: Ramey Newell
Project Type
Animation, Direction