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TIFF: ‘Blackfish’ Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite on Returning to Docs With ‘The Grab’

In 2013, Gabriela Cowperthwaite released her last documentary feature, Blackfish, about the captivity of Orcas, especially at SeaWorld. The film directly impacted the attendance and revenue of the theme park. Eventually, SeaWorld and its former CEO James Atchison had to pay more than $5 million to settle federal charges that they covered up the negative […]

Netflix: Movies and TV Shows Leaving in April

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will disappear from the streaming service next month.

South Korean Horror Film ‘Gonjiam’ Remake in the Works (Exclusive)

Los Angeles-based Black Box Management and Seoul-based BH Entertainment have struck a strategic partnership, kicking off with a remake of the 2018 South Korean horror film 'Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum.'

SeaWorld Whale Profiled in ‘Blackfish’ Has Died

Tilikum, the orca that killed a trainer at the Orlando park in 2010, was estimated to be 36 years old.

First SeaWorld Park Without Orcas to Open in Abu Dhabi in 2022

The move comes after SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment announced it was ending its orca-breeding program after declining attendance and pressure from activists following the 2013 release of the critical documentary 'Blackfish.'

‘Blackfish’ to Be Celebrated at Live Concert Event in Hollywood

Three-and-a-half years after the release of the game-changing documentary, the film's Emmy-winning composer will conduct his score live-to-film at the Montalban Theater.

The Doc Hoping to Be the ‘Blackfish’ for Beluga Whales

'Born to Be Free' hightlights the plight of 18 belugas bound for U.S. aquariums, while also showcasing the brutal and often deadly methods of capturing and transporting the white marine mammals known as Arctic dolphins.

SeaWorld Will End Killer Whale Breeding Program

Criticism over keeping killer whales in captivity increased in 2010 after one killed a trainer, an incident that was highlighted in the documentary 'Blackfish.'

SeaWorld: ‘Blackfish’ Whale Is Very Sick

Tilikum, the killer whale blamed for the 2010 death of a trainer, has developed a bacterial infection in his lungs that is resistant to treatment thus far.

‘Blackfish’ Director Says SeaWorld’s New Orca Experience Doesn’t “Change Anything for the Animals”

"Until they stop the breeding and retire their whales into sea sanctuaries we just can't let up," Gabriela Cowperthwaite, who helmed the documentary that slammed the amusement park's captivity of orcas, says in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.