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Of this charming POV animal drinkathon, the Southwest Texas Alternative Energy and Sustainable Living Field Laboratory sez:

Everybody loves water in the desert. I was pleasantly surprised during the edit to see that George made an appearance. I know him from all the other rabbits because of the tiny notch in his ear. A burro just happened to come by in time to be included. Ben went against the script and decided to just nudge the bucket. You can lead a steer to water but you can’t make him drink. Note: The swimming bees were rescued.


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A 2015 short by Tal Kantor and Shahar Davis. To wit:

A lonely man follows a friendly cockroach out the corner of his bedroom and into a surreal desert that stretches infinitely on the other side of the room.


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The surreal sight of an abandoned open air cinema in Egypt’s Sinai Desert.

According to photographer Kaupo Kikkas (helluva name), the story goes that, 13 years ago, a  Parisian film buff in Egypt had a glorious dream.

Raising the necessary capital back in France, he travelled to Cairo where he bought projection equipment, a generator and a tractor to erect the sail-like screen.

On opening night however, the generator was allegedly sabotaged by miffed local authorities. The premiere was cancelled and, to this day, the cinema hasn’t shown a single film.

It must happen. And when it does, let it be Dune.



The enviable John Wiles writes:

Desert Edition. Travelling in Morocco. Photo taken in Merzouga of Erg Chebbi. Hope  the weather improves before I get back!

A 2011 short for the NTR KORT! program directed by Frodo Kuipers:

Burning in the desert sun, Eduardo – a lemonade seller with a small stand – is fighting the urge to drink his last and final bottle of refreshing lemonade. Then, a thirsty customer comes crawling towards his stand…

Fata morgana?