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Filmmaker Nicholas Berger talks about his short film, Nutkin's Last Stand. On the surface, the film documents the battle between the English red squirrel and the North American grey squirrel. But Berger explains that in addition to being about squirrels, his film is also about patriotism, war and American imperialism.

 

 





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Until April 10, 2017

I have always been attracted to documentary subjects that have such strong characters, visual coherence and metaphorical structures that they feel scripted. These subjects attract me because I am more interested in making morality tales than informational pieces.”

— Nicholas Berger, Filmmaker