Social & World Affairs

Ric Freeing Flipper

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This riveting documentary takes an in-depth look at the remarkable life of iconic dolphin warrior Ric O’ Barry.

Adventurer, animal activist and unlikely celebrity, Ric learned to protect the dolphins he once captured for the entertainment industry, starting a revolution that inspired people for generations to come.

Featuring never-before-seen newly restored archival footage, as well as interviews with celebrity supporters, friends and family members, this intimate portrait chronicles the life and career of the man who has passionately fought for one of the most iconic animals in the world – the dolphin.

Unlikely friendships with legendary artists. Stark confrontations with his own mortality. Bitter showdowns with travelling dolphin shows.

From Taiji to Hurghada, from Bimini to Rio de Janeiro, it’s been a long strange trip on the long and winding FREEING FLIPPERS trail.

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Programme Details

DURATION
1 x 90'
AVAILABLE IN
HD
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE
English
In Development
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