Nature’s Revenge Porn: Animal Documentaries at the End of the Earth

“From the emergence of the form, documentaries have sought out and fictionalized the most extreme points of contact between ‘humanity’ and ‘the wild,’ not only reflecting back but actively promoting a set of myths that license oppression, extractivism, mass eviction; the histories of documentary, exploitation, and wilderness conservation are darkly intertwined.”

Source: The Drift
Published: Jun 24, 2020
Length: 23 minutes (5,750 words)