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Oasis, a Gobelins animated short film

Maintaining a small oasis in the desert is a difficult job. For this mother and her young boy, it’s essential for their survival. How can they keep the shifting sands at bay? Oasis is a wordless story about conservation, care, and a bit of luck. Can Amaranthe and her son Edwin persevere as the desert grows around their jungle home?

The 2019 animated short is a graduation film by Gobelins student directors Florencia Atria, Léonard Hicks, Man Luo, Claire Matz, Luana Nguyen Tri Luan, and Marine Pétri.

oasis - nurturing new plants
oasis - mother and son
oasis - protection plants
Watch more animation, plus these videos on TKSST:
• The Loneliest Tree in the World
• Using seawater & sunlight to grow sustainable food in the desert
• How are scientists harvesting water from thin air?
• Entropy: How a sandcastle reveals the end of all things.