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Watch This Guy Balance Rocks on Water in the Most Mesmerizing Way

Watch stone artist Manu Topic's balancing act in the French Pyrenees’ L’Arros river. Gathering rocks from the stream, he stacks them carefully to create remarkable gravity-defying sculptures. Filmmaker Patrick Foch documents this artistic process as it unfolds in his aptly titled short film, Equilibrium.

Cinematography by Benjamin Ziegler, music by Yann Rouquet, and sound design by Christophe Girod.

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.