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Born to be Free


BORN TO BE FREE is a revelatory investigative film made by three intrepid, free-diving journalists Gaya, Tanya and Julia, about the global trade in wild sea mammals.
Their journey takes us to the most remote corners of Russia and witnesses, for the very first time, the shocking treatment that whales, dolphins and walruses are subjected to as we discover the corruption at the heart of this cruel international business.

Running Time: 74 min.
Subject(s): Activism, Animals, Ecology, Environment, Investigative Journalism, Nature and Wildlife
Language(s): English, Russian
Subtitles: English
Producer(s): Mike Lerner
Cinematographer: Gayane Petrosyan
Editor(s): John Mister
Production Company: Roast Beef Films

Festival Participation

  • Sheffield DocFest - 2016

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