San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Feature Film: "The Cove” (1 hour 32 minutes) Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health. 2009 Oscar winner for Best Feature Documentary. Advisory: graphic scenes of animal abuse and harm. Director: Louie Psihoyos.
Also playing, short film:
“The Last Prank “(7 minutes) On the night before a garage sale, two best friend puppets, Terry and Harry, decide to rehash the good old days and prank the family that lives in the house. Though out the night they each set up booby traps that will torture and humiliate the family the next morning. When the sun rises the family is awoken by these horrible pranks the puppets have left for them. In the end, at the garage sale, Terry is about to be sold to a new owner. Suddenly, with a twist of fate, the buyer is able to haggle with the owner to get both puppets for the price of one. Both puppets leave with a big grin on their faces. Filmmaker: Richard Schall.