Doha Film Institute

The Elephant's Song

DFI Cinema - Doha Film Institute

Lynn Tomlinson / United States of America / 2018 / 8 min / Colour / DCP / In English / Arabic subtitles
Themes : Animation
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.


'The Elephant's Song' tells the true and tragic tale of Old Bet, the first circus elephant in America, as recounted in song by her friend the old farm dog.


Lynn Tomlinson

Lynn Tomlinson is an award-winning animator whose poignant clay-on-glass films investigate environmental and historical stories from unusual points-of-view. She has received many grants and fellowships, including Independent Artist Fellowships in Media Arts from the states of Maryland, Florida, and Pennsylvania. In addition to her animation and media arts work, Lynn Tomlinson is a community-based public artist who led the construction of four large-scale ceramic mosaics in Central Florida.


Lynn Tomlinson, Sam Saper
Lynn Tomlinson
Sam Saper