Blackfish, a first hand look at the broken spirit of an orca.

Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite Blackfish is a 2013 documentary film that premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in January 2013. The emotional and captivating piece was picked up by Magnolia Pictures for wider release.

Blackfish focuses on the captivity of orca Tilikum, who was found to be involved in the deaths of three individuals. The movie highlights the consequences of keeping such highly intelligent and emotional animals in captivity.

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