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  • Documentary,
  • English/Spanish,
  • 83 Minutes,
  • United States
    • Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
    • Producers: Judy Bart, Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Erica Kahn and Manuel Oteyza
    • Screenwriters: Gabriela Cowperthwaite and Eli B. Despres
    • Starring: Tilikum, Dave Duffus and Samantha Berg

    Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.