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Apes on film

October 1, 2011

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In the last couple of years there seems to have been an influx in the number of films released in mainstream cinemas about primates. Maybe it’s because I’m studying these incredible creatures they are on my radar more than anyone else’s. First there was the documentary about N√©nette, a 40-year-old female orangutan at a Parisian […]

Project Nim – Review

August 26, 2011

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They did things differently in the 70’s. So much so that no one batted an eye-lid when a professor from Columbia University wrenched an infant chimpanzee from his mother, to give to his former lover to raise as a human child in New York City, as a language experiment. Meet Nim. Nim Chimpsky was considered […]

Project Nim

January 31, 2011

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For the last 30 years scriptwriters, directors, actors and anyone interested in creating original independent film projects have headed to Park City in Utah, America, for the Sundance Film Festival in January. It’s an event considered by some in the industry as one of the best platforms to showcase¬†American and international film. Throughout its history […]