torsdag 23 april 2015

Three important orca documentaries

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Some orca whales are forced into captivity just to entertain humans. It's just not right! Today I'm listing three documentaries you can watch to get to know more about their situation.

Lolita: Slave to Entertainment (2003)

58 minutes. Rated on Imdb: 8,1/10. 
This documentary is about the orca Lolita who's fate is portrayed by movie maker Tim Gorski. Lolita was captured under dramatic circumstances together with some of her family members. She was moved to the Miami Seaquarium in the year 1970. She has been there for more than 40 years now. Lolita: Slave to Entertainment was released in 2003. Official movie site here.

Lolita: Slave to Entertainment Trailer 

Blackfish (2013)

83 minutes. Rated on Imdb: 8,1/10.
In thrilling Blackfish the movie maker Gabriela Cowperthwaite focus on the orca Tilikum. Tilikum is famous for living in a pool at SeaWorld in Orlando and killing three humans. Official movie site here.

Blackfish Trailer

Keiko: the Untold Story of the Star of Free Willy (2013)

74 minutes. Rated on Imdb: 8,2/10.
In this documentary we get to follow orca Keiko to a happy end. Keiko lived for along time in captivity in New Mexico, but was later on set free. Keiko was a central part of the movie Free Willy. The documentary is directed by Theresa Demarest. Official movie site here.

Keiko: the Untold Story of the Star of Free Willy Trailer

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