Happy National Octopus Day!
2020; 1 h 30 m; Not rated (some nature-related violence)
Join FLICC for this special free screening of the award-winning documentary, “My Octopus Teacher.” The film follows filmmaker Craig Foster’s unlikely bond with a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end, he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never before seen bond between human and wild animal. The film won Best Documentary Feature at the 2021 Academy Awards.
“An immersive portrait of human–animal understanding, brimming with danger, drama and devastating emotion, My Octopus Teacher grabs you with all eight arms and changes its camouflage—showing you colors and textures you’ve never seen before.” – Angie Driscoll, Hot Docs Film Fest