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Minute Bodies: The Intimate World of F. Percy Smith ()

Runtime: 55 mins.

Genre: Documentary

Early naturalist, inventor and filmmaker F. Percy Smith (1880-1945) was one of the first to develop techniques to capture nature's secrets in action. Smith's original footage is paired with a new score by director Staples' band Tindersticks to connect us with the wonder Smith and his audiences must have felt as he peered through his own lenses, seeing these micro-worlds for the first time.

Synopsis

Early naturalist, inventor and filmmaker F. Percy Smith (1880-1945) was one of the first to develop techniques to capture nature's secrets in action. Smith's original footage is paired with a new score by director Staples' band Tindersticks to connect us with the wonder Smith and his audiences must have felt as he peered through his own lenses, seeing these micro-worlds for the first time.