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MIFF - The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

Thursday August 29, 2019 1:30pm

MIFF - The Woman Who Loves Giraffes


Directed By: Alison Reid
Language: English
Country: Canada
Rating: G
Runs: 83 minutes

In 1956, four years before Jane Goodall venture into the world of chimpanzees and seven years before Dian Fossey left to work with mountain gorillas, in fact, before anyone, man or woman had made such a trip, 23-year old Canadian biologist, Anne Innis Dagg, made an unprecedented solo journey to South Africa to become the first person in the world to study animal behavior in the wild on that continent.  When she returned home a year later armed with groundbreaking research, the insurmountable barriers she faced as a female scientist proved much harder to overcome. 

THE WOMAN WHO LOVES GIRAFFES retraces the steps of Anne's ground-breaking 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild -- and discovers a startling contrast between the world of giraffes she once knew and the one it has become. 

1 Matinee Film  $15 per person
All 4 Matinee Files  $50 per person
1 Film & *Party  $35 per person
All 4 Films & *Parties  $120 per person
1 MIFF Dinner $50  
All 4 Dinners $180 per person

*Your Evening Film includes the "After Party" with a complimentary drink, Chef inspired appetizers, who's who mingling, popcorn, coffee & a chance to win the Trivia Quiz prize, all in the MIFF Festival tent.

Presented by Meaford Culture Foundation