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The Whales are Waiting

Canada, 1976 (MIFF 1978)

Director: Tony Ianzelo, Strowan Robertson, Andy Thomson

In the face of modern techniques, whales face extinction. The film gives an account of the current debate about whaling, and the efforts of the Canadian-sponsored Project Jonah to stop the slaughter.

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