Pick Of The Day: Blackfish

Captured off the coast of Iceland as a two-year old in 1983, the Orca whale Tilikum has long been a feature attraction at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida. During that time, though, he’s taken the lives of three trainers. In this documentary, Gabriela Cowperthwaite examines the impact that virtually life-long captivity has had on the whale.

Blackfish screens at the RPL Theatre tonight at 9 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Here’s the trailer:

Author: Gregory Beatty

Greg Beatty is a crime-fighting shapeshifter who hatched from a mutagenic egg many decades ago. He likes sunny days, puppies and antique shoes. His favourite colour is not visible to your puny human eyes. He refuses to write a bio for this website and if that means Whitworth writes one for him, so be it.