Conflicts between two people can sometimes lead to dire consequences: relationships are broken, innocent bystanders sometimes get hurt and there always is a possibility that violence will erupt.
The Responsibility Project and the National Film Board of Canada presents DINNER FOR TWO, an animated film short that brings these themes to life in the rawest of places -- the jungle.
The six minute and four-second film short and its accompanying discussion guide for those interested in sharing the film and sparking an in-person conversation in the classroom, home or community, can be found at www.ResponsibilityProject.com.
Janet Perlman wrote and directed, DINNER FOR TWO. Her short films have received international acclaim, including an Oscar nomination, an Emmy and many festival grand prizes.
Her extensive work with the National Film Board of Canada includes, THE TENDER TALE OF CINDERELLA PENGUIN, WHY ME? and BULLY DANCE.
Her film, PENGUINS BEHIND BARS, was voted Best TV Film at Cartoons on the Bay, Italy.
In 2007, the Ottawa Animation Festival featured a retrospective of her work, where she premiered her latest film, THE NOSE.
In addition to her film work, Perlman, has taught animation at Harvard and the Rhode Island School of Design, and writes and illustrates children's books.
Her work includes, CINDERELLA PENGUIN, THE EMPEROR PENGUIN'S NEW CLOTHES AND THE PENGUIN AND THE PEA, which are published by Kids Can Press.
Her latest book, THE DELICIOUS BUG will be published in 2009.
The Responsibility Project, created by Liberty Mutual, uses entertainment content to create a forum for people to discuss personal acts of responsibility.
Through short films, online content and television programming, The Responsibility Project is a catalyst for examining the decisions that confront people trying to "do the right thing."
Individuals can participate in online conversations about personal responsibility and also review live-action and animated film shorts on the project's online community.