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The Woman Who Loves Giraffes (2018)

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In1956, four years before Jane Goodall ventured into the world of chimpanzees and seven years before Dian Fossey left to work with mountain gorillas, in fact, before anyone, man or woman ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Fred Bercovitch Fred Bercovitch ... Himself
Lisa Clifton-Bumpass Lisa Clifton-Bumpass ... Herself
Anne Innis Dagg Anne Innis Dagg ... Herself
Mary Dagg Mary Dagg ... Herself
Francois Deacon Francois Deacon ... Himself
John Doherty John Doherty ... Himself
Victor Garber ... Alex Matthew (voice)
Jacob Leaidura Jacob Leaidura ... Himself
Lindsay Leese ... Anne's Mother (voice)
Tatiana Maslany ... Young Anne (voice)
Sandy Middleton Sandy Middleton ... Himself
Amy Phelps Amy Phelps ... Herself
Jason Pootolal Jason Pootolal ... Himself
Andy Tutchings Andy Tutchings ... Himself
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In1956, four years before Jane Goodall ventured into the world of chimpanzees and seven years before Dian Fossey left to work with mountain gorillas, in fact, before anyone, man or woman had made such a trip, 23-year old Canadian biologist, Anne Innis Dagg, made an unprecedented solo journey to South Africa to become the first person in the world to study animal behavior in the wild on that continent. When she returned home a year later armed with ground-breaking research, the insurmountable barriers she faced as a female scientist proved much harder to overcome. In 1972, having published 20 research papers as an assistant professor of zoology at University of Guelph, the Dean of the university, denied her tenure. She couldn't apply to the University of Waterloo because the Dean there told Anne that he would never give tenure to a married woman. This was the catalyst that transformed Anne into a feminist activist. For three decades, Anne Innis Dagg was absent from the giraffe world ...

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 2018 (Canada) See more »

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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Dolby SR (Digital 5.1)

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16 : 9
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Anne recently visited the Afircan Lion Safari to see the first captive born giraffe in captivity. See more »

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