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The perfect runner

Friday 05th October 2012 from 14h00 to 15h30
Salle 2 / Grand Amphithéâtre

Directed by
Niobe Thompson
Written by
Niobe Thompson & Tom Radford
Produced by
Clearwater Documentary

Documentary, Canada, 2011, 44 min

Competition High school jury

Explore the miracle of running through the science of human evolution. From the highlands of Ethiopia, to the most remote place in Arctic Siberia, to a grueling ultramarathon in the Canadian Rockies, "The Perfect Runner" weaves cutting-edge science with gripping adventure, and leaves the viewer with a new and inspiring understanding of our common evolutionary inheritance as the “running ape”.


Debate with :

  • André Langaney, geneticist

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