My Octopus Teacher

Director: James Reed/Pippa Ehrlich/
Producer:Off the fence / The Sea Change Project
Country / Region:South Africa / Netherlands
Duration:85 min
Film Introduction
A fillmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus, living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.
Film Creator
James is an award-winning director and writer specializing in making dramatic, long-form documentaries about the natural world. His films have brought unique, untold stories from the most remote locations to be broadcast on BBC, Netflix, Disney, Discovery and many others. James is best known for the multi-award-winning films Jago: A Life Underwater and Rise of The Warrior Apes.
Pippa Ehrlich is a natural history filmmaker and award-winning environmental journalist, specializing in the field of marine science and conservation. Ehrlich has worked with some of the world’s top marine researchers and underwater photographers and is editor of the acclaimed photographic book Sea Change: Primal Joy And the Art of Underwater Tracking.
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