Zeitgeist Films | Release Date: January 10, 2020
Summary: In 1956, four years before Jane Goodall ventured into the world of chimpanzees and seven years before Dian Fossey left to work with mountain gorillas, 23-year-old biologist Anne Innis Dagg made an unprecedented solo journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild. In The Woman Who Loves Giraffes, Anne (now 86) retraces her steps, and with letters and stunning, original 16mm film footage offers an intimate window into her life as a young woman, juxtaposed with a first hand look at the devastating reality that giraffes are facing today. Both the world’s first ‘giraffologist’, whose research findings ultimately became the foundation for many scientists following in her footsteps, and the species she loves have each experienced triumphs as well as setbacks.
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Runtime: 123 min
Rating: Not Rated
Official Site: https://zeitgeistfilms.com/film/thewomanwholovesgiraffes
Production: Pursuing Giraffe Adventures
Genres: Documentary
Country: CA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Apr 7, 2020
Director Credit
Alison Reid Director
Writer Credit
Alison Reid Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Amy Phelps Self
Anne Innis Dagg Self
David Chinchilla Ian Dagg
John Doherty Self
Lindsay Leese Anne's Mother
Lisa Clifton-Bumpass Self
Mary Dagg Self
Sandy Middleton Self
Tatiana Maslany Young Anne
Victor Garber Alex Matthew
Cast Credit
Andy Tutchings Self
Francois Deacon Self
Fred Bercovitch Self
Jacob Leaidura Self
Jason Pootolal Self
Producer Credit
Alison Reid Producer
Joanne Jackson Producer
Paul Zimic Executive Producer