Special Film Screening of Academy Award Winning Documentary, "The Cove," December 3
A special film screening of the Academy Award winning documentary, "The Cove," will be held on Monday, December 3, 2012, at 8:00 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. The film documents the killing of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the film's director, Louie Psihoyos, and Satsuki Takahashi, visiting scholar, department of East Asian studies at Princeton University. The event is co-sponsored by the University Center for Human Values, DeCamp Seminar Series, and the Woodrow Wilson School.
Academy Award winner for Best Documentary of 2009, “The Cove" follows an elite team of activists, filmmakers and freedivers as they embark on a covert mission to penetrate a remote and hidden cove in Taiji, Japan, shining a light on a dark and deadly secret. Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, including hidden microphones and cameras in fake rocks, the team uncovers how this small seaside village serves as a horrifying microcosm of massive ecological crimes happening worldwide. The result is a provocative mix of investigative journalism, eco-adventure and arresting imagery, adding up to an unforgettable story that has inspired audiences worldwide to action.”