Blackfish, a documentary made in 2013, follows the controversy that surrounds the capture and entertainment usage of killer whales in today’s society; the film also touches on the dangerous implications of these practices for both the animals and humans. The documentary has won eleven different film awards and garnered an additional 23 nominations, including awards from the International Documentary Association and the Sundance Film Festival.
This film can be used to teach a myriad of topics, including persuasive technique and propaganda as it appears in literature, movies, and advertisements.
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