SICHUAN SNUB-NOSED MONKEY

The Sichuan snub-nosed monkey, a protected chinese species lives in the deep forest. The film crew records the biological characteristics of the monkey. This film is the first to record the whole process of male Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys´ competing for a head of the family.

Director: Xiang Xianyao

Xiang Xianyao, the renowned Science and Education Film director from Shanghai, winner of two Huabiao Film award, has been filming China's rare species series since 2009. These films include amphibians-"The giant salamander," reptiles -"Alligator sinensis," birds-"Paradoxomis heudei," mammals-"Bharal," chordates- "Amphioxus, " fish-"Trachidermus fasciatus" and so on. "Sichuan Snub-nosed Monkey" is his new film about primates. In these films, from an ethological perspective, the director attempts to reveal the mystery of Sichuan Snub-nosed Monkey and explore how to keep the balance among humans, animals and nature.

2014
45 Min.
7
Director: Xiang Xianyao
Author: Xiang Xianyao
Camera: Ding Jianxin,
Editing: Hao Xiaoxia
Music: Shen Hancun
Speaker: Arthur Jones