Almost six hours of footage are being aired over a 4-week-period to highlight the plight of the whales and other cetaceans.
We will look at numerous angles e.g. historical, social and political reasons behind whaling as well as connecting to courageous activists from around the globe.
01) Monday, November 22nd 2010 – Part I will air footage recorded during the anti whaling day protest in London (UK). The footage includes many great and compassionate interviews with attendees.
Anti Whaling Day Protest London/UK November 5th 2010
02) Monday, November 29th 2010 – Part II consists of a very insightful interview with Japanese born activist Noro Yohakawa, who will be at sea with the sea shepherd conservation society at the time of the broadcast. WILD TIME also spoke to Vanessa Van Horn who attended the protest in Dublin (IRL). Vanessa also runs Dolphin Days Ireland
Japanese-born animal rights activist Noro Yohakawa
Maria Heidemann who attended the event in Duesseldorf with acting legend Rutger Hauer
03) Monday, December 6th 2010 – Part III will feature an interview with Judith Wouters, whose 120 page dissertation about whaling in Japan provides powerful clues as to how to attempt to change the situation. WILD TIME also spoke to stilts walker Maria Heidemann (pictured), who attended the protest in Duesseldorf (Germany). Maria is currently involved in making a documentary about dolphins. She also received a special mention award for her short movie “Don Justo” by no other than actor Rutger Hauer.
04) Monday, December 13th 2010 – Part IV. The final part features an in-depth interview with Mary Viriakis who organised the anti whaling day event in Melbourne, Australia. WILD TIME also spoke to activist Maik Schaffer who attended the protest in Berlin (Germany)
The footage is not as straight forward as you might think and well worth checking out!