Tallgrass Film Festival: Day 2 Preview

Films screen all day at the Orpheum Theatre, Scottish Rite, Central Library, Historical Museum, Garvey Center, Hotel at Old Town and the C.A.C. Theatre at Wsu. Click here for Friday’s schedule.

Be sure to check out these films with Special Guests:

I Declare War, 1:30 pm at the Orpheum with Director James Lapeyre Lost On Purpose, 4:00 pm at the Orpheum with co-Director Josh Barrett Blackfish, 4:45 pm at the Scottish Rite with Producer Manuel Oteyza Her Aim Is True, 11:15 am at the Garvey Forum with Director Karen Whitehead Zipper: Coney Island’S Last Wild Ride, 1:30 pm at the Garvey Forum with Director Amy Nicholson A Band Called Death, 4:00 pm at the Garvey Forum with Director Mark Covino The Last White Knight, 11:30 am at the Garvey Med. with Director Paul Saltzman Barzan, 2:00 pm at the Garvey Med. with Producer Sarah Stuteville and
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Blackfish trailer updated and more images in the gallery for the Killer Whale documentary

We've added photos, and are hosting the trailer for Gabriela Cowperthwaite's Blackfish documentary, an upcoming release from Magnolia Pictures which opens on July 19th, 2013. Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity. The film is produced by Manuel Oteyza, and includes Kim Ashdown, Samantha Berg and Dave Duffus. Visit the official site here. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements including disturbing and violent images.
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Sundance 2013: CNN Films and Magnolia Pictures Catch 'Blackfish'

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Sundance 2013: CNN Films and Magnolia Pictures Catch 'Blackfish'
CNN Films and Magnolia Pictures have partnered to acquire U.S. rights to director Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s U.S. documentary competition film “Blackfish.” Magnolia will open the film in theaters over the summer, and CNN will air the doc on TV later in the year. The film looks into the four-decade history of killer whales kept in captivity and the tragic deaths that have occurred as a result. The Sundance Film Festival entry first screened Saturday night at the Temple Theatre. Cowperthaite and Manuel Oteyza produced; Judy Bart, Erica Kahn and Rick Brookwell are executive producers. Read More: Sundance Review: 'Blackfish' Ensures You'll Never Go to SeaWorld Again “‘Blackfish’ is one of the most exciting, compulsively watchable documentaries that we’ve seen in a long time,” said Magnolia president Eamonn Bowles. “Gabriela Cowperthwaite has made a beautiful, eye-opening film that sticks with audiences for a...
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