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2010 Oscar, Sundance winner subject Richard O’Barry at St. Petersburg screening Q&A for ‘The Cove’

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In the 1960s, Richard O’Barry was the original trainer of dolphins used in the Flipper TV series, which led to a worldwide obsession with the seemingly playful aquatic mammals. It also created the multi-billion dollar industry in Taiji, Japan that, on the surface, seems happily devoted to the dolphin entertainment industry, but has a “dirty little secret.” The documentary follows O’Barry’s attempt to expose the truth about the slaughter and the selling of the animals’ heavily mercury-tainted meat as counterfeit…

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2010 Oscar, Sundance winner subject Richard O’Barry at St. Petersburg screening & Q&A for ‘The Cove’

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In the 1960s, Richard O’Barry was the original trainer of dolphins used in the Flipper TV series, which led to a worldwide obsession with the seemingly playful aquatic mammals. It also created the multibillion- dollar industry in Taiji, Japan. that, on the surface, seems happily devoted to the dolphin entertainment industry, but has a “dirty little secret.” The documentary follows O’Barry’s attempt to expose the truth about the slaughter and the selling of the animals’ heavily mercury-tainted meat as counterfeit…

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HBO to air controversial documentary Outrage, complete with claims Charlie Crist is gay

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A pull straight from the best writer at the Times, Eric Deggans: Looks like HBO has bought the broadcast rights to Outrage, the controversial documentary that purports to expose the private lives of politicians who work against gay rights in public but lead homosexual lives in private. HBO will air the documentary at 9 p.m. Oct. 5, re-airing the show several times that month. The documentary names Florida Gov. Charlie Crist as one of the politicians leading a double life,…

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DMB documentary on FUSE

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Go behind the scenes and backstage with DMB in a four-part documentary special that explores their entire 18-year career and the making of their new album: Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King. Dave Matthews Band: The Road to Big Whiskey starts tonight at 8pm on Fuse TV. With unprecedented access to DMB, Fuse will allow you to see the band like never before! Watch Volumes 1-4 of the documentary series starting tonight, June 2 through Friday, June 5 at 8pm…

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