Punctuating the skyline of the African plains with their distinctive silhouettes, giant termite mounds support an abundance of life, and not all of it invertebrate. The Oscar-nominated Mysterious Castles of Clay provides a dramatic and enthralling insight into the diverse ecosystem these towering monoliths help sustain.
Director: Alan Root.
Stars: Orson Welles (narrator).
1979 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary, Features.