Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s extraordinary nature, the species’ cruel treatment in captivity, the lives and losses of the trainers and the pressures brought to bear by the mulit-billion dollar sea-park industry. This emotionally wrenching, tautly structured story challenges us to consider our relationship to nature and reveals how little we humans have learned from these highly intelligent and enormously sentient fellow mammals.
South East Asian Premieres of Acclaimed Environmental Films at The 2013 Borneo Eco Film Festival!
Title: Blackfish (2013)
Screening Date & Time: 9pm, Sat 28 Sept 2013
Venue: Kompleks JKKN Sabah, auditorium
*English with BM subtitles
This film is introduced by Marine Research Foundation!
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