What Makes Us Human

Learning from Chimpanzees

What are humans, really? The “Ai-Project” led by Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University compares humans with our closest living mammal, the chimpanzee. The project has launched a series of worldwide discoveries.

Director: Miho Nakamura

Mihio Nakamura studied physical anthropology. She has made many documentaries on primate behavior and on humankind as a part of the natural world. Since 1989, she has been covering research on chimpanzees in the wild and in captivity.

Japan
2016
52 Min.
English
6
Director: Miho Nakamura
Author:
Camera: Hiroshi Yanase
Editing: Hideo Taguchi, Chiyoko Murayama
Music:
Producer: NHK in Association with NHK ENTERPRISES and ANC Productions
Website URL: http://pf.nhk-ep.co.jp/detail/2043