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The Ancient Woods

Last night I had the opportunity to see the new award-winning documentary, The Ancient Woods, shot over four-years by biologist turned filmmaker, Mindaugas Survila. What first caught my attention was that the film focused on an old-growth forest in Lithuania. As a Nemophilist, I simply couldn't help myself and recruited the family to attend the film with me. The Ancient Woods is a rare documentary in that there is no narration, simply the sounds and sights of the forest to at

The Snow Queen

And no, the Disney-fied version is not correct. Are you surprised? It's Montana, and we're in the middle of another snowstorm. It actually rained first before turning to snow, so driving right now is especially pleasant. Anyway, the original story of "The Snow Queen" was written by Hans Christian Andersen and is one of his longest and most acclaimed fairy tales. The tale is actually told in seven stories. 1. About the Mirror and its Pieces 2. A Little Boy and a Little Girl 3.

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