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    INTERVIEW | "One Lucky Elephant" Director Lisa Leeman on Her Doc That Took 10 Years to Make

    Lisa Leeman's documentary, "One Lucky Elephant," tracks the nine-year odyssey of circus producer David Balding as he tries to find the star of his circus, the elephant Flora, a good home. Leeman caught up with indieWIRE to discuss the genesis of the project and what it was like working with an eleph...

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    REVIEW | The Affecting "One Lucky Elephant" isn't a Nature Story; it's a Family Crisis

    "I guess I'm not 100% rational about all this," says David Balding, the affable circus owner at the center of Lisa Leeman's affecting documentary "One Lucky Elephant." It's a statement that positions him on the same instinctual level as his exotic pet, Flora, an orphaned African elephant that the Mi...

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