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A Rock’s Fantastic, Imaginary Journey Through Time and Space

Animator Seth Boyden imagines one rock's evolutionary adventure through the ages and the role humans play in its journey on Earth—and beyond.

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The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.