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VIFF Talks: Dr. Jane Goodall

May 06, 2020 Dr. Jane Goodall Season 1 Episode 3
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VIFF Talks: Dr. Jane Goodall
May 06, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Dr. Jane Goodall

In this episode, we present a conversation with Dr. Jane Goodall who reflects on seeing her life's journey to becoming one of the world’s most prominent conservationists chronicled through archival footage in Brett Morgen's 2017 documentary, Jane.

In 1960, at the age of 26 and with little academic training, Jane Goodall set off into the Gombe Stream National Park forests to study the relatively unexamined life of the chimpanzee. Her discoveries led to a lifelong fascination with our primate kin, and she went on to transform the world’s view of them.

Goodall’s work has since been canonized in books, essays, articles, and documentaries the world over, but the conservationist says none of these has been as authentic or nostalgic as Brett Morgen’s biographical documentary, Jane.

The Emmy-award winning documentary utilizes archival 16mm footage shot by Hugo van Lawick in the 1960s to deliver a powerful and uplifting portrayal of Goodall, following her groundbreaking research in Tanzania and the way she challenged male-dominated scientific communities with her chimpanzee research.

In this conversation recorded at the 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival, Dr. Godall speaks about how it all began, about her life's journey, and how it led her to the forests of Gombe to study the chimpanzees there.

Recorded:
October 4, 2017.
Host Andria Teather, The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada CEO

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 This podcast is brought to you by the Vancouver International Film Festival.
Presented on the traditional and unceded territory of the x
ʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.

We've taken our VIFF Talks events online with a series of virtual Creator Talks lined up over the coming weeks. Register now for our Creator Talk with acclaimed documentarian Alex Gibney (Citizen K, The Innocence Project) on May 7 and join us May 13 for a conversation with Ozark showrunner, Chris Mundy viff.org

VIFF is currently running a virtual cinema, showcasing a program of compelling films for you to stream from the comfort of your home. View what's streaming over on viff.org

You can show your love of cinema by making a tax-deductible gift to VIFF goviff.org/donate

Get VIFF in your inbox to stay up to date with Festival news and upcoming VIFF Talks goviff.org/SubscribeNow

Show Notes

In this episode, we present a conversation with Dr. Jane Goodall who reflects on seeing her life's journey to becoming one of the world’s most prominent conservationists chronicled through archival footage in Brett Morgen's 2017 documentary, Jane.

In 1960, at the age of 26 and with little academic training, Jane Goodall set off into the Gombe Stream National Park forests to study the relatively unexamined life of the chimpanzee. Her discoveries led to a lifelong fascination with our primate kin, and she went on to transform the world’s view of them.

Goodall’s work has since been canonized in books, essays, articles, and documentaries the world over, but the conservationist says none of these has been as authentic or nostalgic as Brett Morgen’s biographical documentary, Jane.

The Emmy-award winning documentary utilizes archival 16mm footage shot by Hugo van Lawick in the 1960s to deliver a powerful and uplifting portrayal of Goodall, following her groundbreaking research in Tanzania and the way she challenged male-dominated scientific communities with her chimpanzee research.

In this conversation recorded at the 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival, Dr. Godall speaks about how it all began, about her life's journey, and how it led her to the forests of Gombe to study the chimpanzees there.

Recorded:
October 4, 2017.
Host Andria Teather, The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada CEO

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
 
 This podcast is brought to you by the Vancouver International Film Festival.
Presented on the traditional and unceded territory of the x
ʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.

We've taken our VIFF Talks events online with a series of virtual Creator Talks lined up over the coming weeks. Register now for our Creator Talk with acclaimed documentarian Alex Gibney (Citizen K, The Innocence Project) on May 7 and join us May 13 for a conversation with Ozark showrunner, Chris Mundy viff.org

VIFF is currently running a virtual cinema, showcasing a program of compelling films for you to stream from the comfort of your home. View what's streaming over on viff.org

You can show your love of cinema by making a tax-deductible gift to VIFF goviff.org/donate

Get VIFF in your inbox to stay up to date with Festival news and upcoming VIFF Talks goviff.org/SubscribeNow