Political Film Analysis

Discuss how the short animated film Garden of Ecos (1997) by Coe Hoedman, conveys political ideas

relating Hobbes’ theory of a “State of Nature” through the story of two animal societies’ at war.

Refer to theory notes and/chapter reading from an Introduction to Political Ideologies by Jonathan Wolff

(2006), Chapter 1.

The Garden of Ecos (NFB), by Co Hoedeman.

Link to film: https:/Avww.nfb.ca/film/garden_of_ecos/

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