3 Songs for Saturn

History is cruel to animals. An alligator is born in Mississippi and sold to the Berlin zoo, He escapes in 1943, he’s captured three years later and given to the Soviet zoo in Moscow. He dies in captivity in 2020, suffering from psychological trauma. Told through an assemblage of archival representations of crocodilians throughout film history and a soothing Attenborough-like voiceover, this creative documentary paints a humorous picture of symbolic commodities and the cruelty of a non-human reality