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Geralyn Pezanoski- Filmmaker, “MINE”

Geralyn Pezanoski–a filmmaker whose documentary, “MINE,” a powerful and poignant movie (airing Feb. 16 on PBS’ “Independent Lens)) that unfolds with both precision and scope as it tracks New Orleans residents who attempt to reunite with their pets after being separated amidst Hurricane Katrina’s devastation  Read more…

Ric O’ Barry- Dolphin Advocate Extraordinaire

Ric O’ Barry–the nominal star of “The Cove,” the acclaimed and award-winning documentary-thriller that partly functions as an expose of the “secret” dolphin slaughter that takes place annually in the small Japanese town of Taiji–discusses his involvement in the film (when the movie was completed, he was surprised he was at the center of it), how he began as a dolphin trainer (most notably, the dolphins used in the TV series “Flipper”), how the “Flipper” experience compelled him to renounce that world and become in the ensuing 40 years arguably dolphins’ chief protector/rescuer/advocate, not only trying to generate attention toward the tightly-guarded Taiji carnage, but also staunchly opposed to any form of dolphin captivity. Read more…