WINGED FISHERMEN

2015
Science-popular
Konkurs
Лучший научно-популярный фильм


RUSSIA, 2015, 39 MIN. 

The Best Popular-Science Film of XIV Baikal International Festival of Documentary and Popular-Science Films “People and Environment” n.a. V. Rasputin in 2015.

This movie shows an investigation of an ancient Chinese tradition — fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish. Cormorants live in Russia and in other countries, but only in China people turned them into «winged fishermen» which are able to catch fifteen kilograms of fish in a day! Only in China these birds answer to their names. Perhaps because of it they are often called «Chinese dogs». The movie discovers a secret of how ancient Chinese managed to tame wild birds, and make them into workers which like dogs serve their owner…

DIRECTOR: TATIANA OBOZOVA

татьяна обозова.jpg 
Tatiana Obozova has taken part in making the film «The owls. Children of the night». She also has worked as a cameraman in the film «The crows of Shikotan».