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    SeaWorld Says 'Blackfish' is 'Propaganda.' The Filmmakers Say They Want a Public Debate.

    Back in July, SeaWorld attempted some spin control -- responding to Gabriela Cowperthwaite's documentary "Blackfish" with a list of 8 problems they had with the film. They're back on the offensive with "The Truth About Blackfish."

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    BAFTA Nods Recognize Women Directors and Female Protagonists

    Among the BAFTA nominees are films by several women directors: Clio Barnard's "The Selfish Giant," Haifaa al-Mansour's "Wadjda," Gabriela Cowperthwaite's "Blackfish," and Jennifer Lee's "Frozen."

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    Best Women Directed Documentaries of 2013

    This year saw the release of many wonderful docs, but five stood out to us as deserving of extra praise.

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    Five Women Directors Make the Documentary Oscar Shortlist

    Once again, the Oscar documentary shortlist for the 2014 ceremony, announced yesterday, is an idiosyncratic mix of crowd favorites and obscure titles.

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    IDA Documentary Awards Announces 2013 Nominations

    IDA has announced their 2013 Documentary Awards nominations. Among them are some of the best female directed documentaries of the year including Gabriela Cowperthwaite's Blackfish, Sarah Polley's Stories We Tell and Jehane Noujaim's The Square.

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    'Blackfish' Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite on SeaWorld's Response to the Film and Its Premiere on CNN

    "Blackfish" director Gabriela Cowperthwaite updates Indiewire on PR battles with SeaWorld and reading to premiere the film on CNN.

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    'Blackfish' Inspires Pixar to Change Course in 'Finding Dory'

    Gabriela Cowperthwaite's SeaWorld-searing documentary "Blackfish" has inspired Pixar to change "Finding Dory," its upcoming "Finding Nemo sequel," the New York Times reported today.

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    Review: 'Blackfish' Is A Heartbreaking & Effectively Damning Indictment Of SeaWorld

    “Blackfish” will ruin your memories of childhood. Never again will you look back fondly on traveling to SeaWorld and watching the Shamu show, jealous of the kids in the splash zone. After watching the documentary you’ll more likely go down the black hole of the internet, reading the Outside Magazine...

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    Review: 'Blackfish' Ensures You'll Never Go to SeaWorld Again

    Nobody from SeaWorld agreed to an interview for "Blackfish," Gabriela Cowperthwaite's searing take on the theme park's mistreatment of killer whales and the dozens of deaths that have resulted from it.

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