17 Feb '15, 7pm

"Filmmakers Set Sights on '52', the World's Loneliest Whale " by ANDREW C. REVKIN via NYT

"Filmmakers Set Sights on '52', the World's Loneliest Whale " by ANDREW C. REVKIN via NYT

To Zeman | How did you grasp onto this story? Was it because of the New York Times pieces I did? Zeman | I heard about it through an animal psychologist named Vint Virga who you guys profiled in the Sunday magazine . He talks about the emotional lives of animals. I was reading the galleys of his book at a writing residency. He had the story of the loneliest whale and I was immediately profoundly affected. I discussed it with a bunch of artists there. About a week later, a playwright who was there with me called and said, “Hey, I wanted you to know I wrote a short one-act play about the whale.” And about a week later a sculptor emailed me and told me she did a piece about the whale. I wanted to find out what it was about this animal that seemed to inspire so many people. I went on the Web and saw so many people, across all different social stratas, who just seemed to want t...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/17/filmmakers-s...

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