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Jane Goodall: The Hope

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What it’s about:

An inspiring look at Dr. Jane Goodall’s decades-spanning legacy, from revealing the human side of chimps to inspiring young people around the world to save their planet.

Why it’s worth your time:

A fascinating look at a literal force of nature, Jane Goodall: The Hope takes us inside a legendary life as the primatologist meets with everyone from children in Zanzibar to Prince Harry to Silicon Valley tech giants.  We see how she brings together a lifetime of wisdom, passion and compassion to spread a message of hope and show how each of us has the potential be a catalyst for lasting change.

From her lifetime observing, studying, and fighting to protect chimpanzees to her current focus on building community-centered conservation programs across Africa, the special draws the connection between animal rights, human rights, and the importance of climate-change activism. Her determination and progress might even inspire you to make your own commitment to change.

The takeaway:

Dr. Goodall is a true icon, and this documentary fully captures the extent of her positive impact on the world. Her determination and progress might even inspire you to make your own commitment to change.

Watch it with:

If you enjoy this film, you might also want to check out 2017’s Jane, which features never-before-seen footage of a 26-year-old Goodall as she first began to study the lives of wild chimpanzees in the 1960s, while also raising her first child. Is there such a thing as too much Jane Goodall? We don’t think so.

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