Blackfish to air on CNN October 24

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OC apologizes, Blackfish will air on CNN on OCTOBER 24, not September 24, thank you.

Source: CNN
By Breeanna Hare

It was one of the hottest films out of Sundance, but “Blackfish” will leave you with chills.

The nearly 90-minute documentary tells the story of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was killed in 2010 when the killer whale Tilikum grabbed her and yanked her underwater.

“I became interested in this project when I found out about the death of Brancheau,” filmmaker Gabriela Cowperthwaite said. “I was very confused by that story, because I didn’t understand why a killer whale who was a very highly intelligent animal would have made a decision to kill a trainer that was actively feeding it.”

The result of Cowperthwaite’s curiosity is a film that raises a number of questions, not the least of which being whether killer whales have any place in theme parks.

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