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“The Cove”, a year later

I was very happy to work with The Works International for the launch of The Cove for the Cannes Film Festival 2009. A year later…

“A year after the Oscar award-winning documentary The Cove alerted the world to Japan’s annual slaughter and sale of thousands of dolphins, the waters off Taiji are again running red with cetacean blood.

After months of fielding the unwelcome attentions of the global media, fishermen in the isolated town of 3,500 people on Japan’s Pacific coast have resumed their slaughter, determined, they say, to protect a centuries-old tradition.”

Read the full article HERE.

The Cove Official Website


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