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Project Nim

Features

Tuesday, May 3 2011

Summer Movie Preview: July 2011

If automatons are battling genetically altered soldiers, talking animals, extraterrestrials, and cowpokes for box office supremacy, it must be July.


Reviews

Tuesday, March 6 2012

'Project Nim': Just Enough Monkeying Around

The issues may not be immediately relevant to the moment, but the human element of Project Nim, combined with its expert direction, make it a must-see documentary.


Friday, July 8 2011

'Project Nim' Presents No Ordinary Chimp

Project Nim doesn't try to reconcile its different understandings of Nim -- as an experiment, a child, a projection of various selves, and a complex, independent being. Instead, it shows how they shape and are shaped by the people who believe them.


Blogs

Thursday, April 28 2011

Full Frame Film Festival 2011: 'Project Nim'

This film is about the notorious experiment in the ‘70s to raise a chimpanzee in a human environment and teach it sign language.


News

Tuesday, January 25 2011

At Sundance, a science documentary revives language questions

LOS ANGELES — Among the offerings at this year's Sundance Film Festival is a documentary about a trailblazing chimpanzee named Nim Chimpsky who played a key


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