The Walrus and the Whistleblower

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Director: Nathalie Bibeau Run Time: 89 min. Rating: NR

“Devastating and more than a little surreal”

Eric Kohn, IndieWire

About the film:

A former animal trainer for the renowned amusement park MarineLand dedicates his life to exposing their inhumane practices. Backed by fellow supporters of the cause, Phil Demers spearheads a movement focused on spreading awareness of the evils of marine mammal captivity and the atrocious treatment of the mammals kept at MarineLand. 

About the filmmaker:

Director and Producer Nathalie Bibeau started her career producing documentaries which have been nominated for Canadian Screen Awards, and have won numerous other awards including the Donald Brittain Award for Best Social and Political Documentary (for Sugar Coated, Directed by Michèle Hozer). The Walrus and the Whistleblower is Bibeau’s first feature film.

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