It was one of the hottest films out of the Sundance Film Festival, but "Blackfish" will leave you with chills. Critics have praised "Blackfish" for being an "emotionally powerful" and "mesmerizing psychological thriller" that could double as a teaching tool. Thank you for watching CNN Films' documentary "Blackfish" for more information, please visit cnn.com/blackfish.
I just watched #Blackfish on CNN about the orcas from sea world and I am overwhelmed with emotion. It makes me wonder about how so many of us keep our horses in stalls for the majority of their lives and what that does to their psyche. Luckily they mostly don't try to kill us out of frustration or boredom. So sad for so many of the animals in Sea World and in captivity all around the world. We need to work for a better planet!
The Alaskan blackfish is found in Arctic region. When the cold Arctic winter comes, the waters the blackfish calls home freeze. And so does the blackfish! It’s not dead, but only in a state of suspended animation. Months later when spring arrives, and ice melts, the blackfish comes back to “life” and goes off swimming on its merry way as if nothing ever happened. Alaskan Blackfish Fact
Just saw "BLACKFISH" on CNN...about killer whales in captivity. Definitely worth the hour, but be prepared for some extreme emotional responses. BOTTOM LINE: Sea World is a corporation exploiting some of the most intelligent creatures in the sea, and denying any responsibility for trainer deaths.... Check it out and form your own opinion..apparently CNN asked the company to comment for the film and CNN claimed they refused...but they DID write a lengthy response. Hate to publish "causes" here, but why does this country permit such obvious abuse to these and other animals...? Whales performing in small, shallow pools for little fish just isn't as cute and charming as before watching this documentary released at Sundance.
With human trafficking going on, idiots will think less of the innocent whales. I bet those whales are not even well fed. Their trainers will bear the grunt of their frustrations; but these are on babies throwing tantrums these are mammals that can wear up to 12,000lbs. That just nerve wrecking. Good job Gabriella, and courage to the affected families. We need to be the voice for Tilikum and its off springs.
Just finished Blackfish. I appreciate how factual it is and that the main interviewees were former Employees of SeaWorld and SeaLand and they were there to explain the facts and not bash the cooperations. Much more respectable then "The Cove" that's for sure. Pretty much just more so reinforced my feelings about SeaWorld.