National Geographic shows with “Jane” previously unreleased footage from the life of the famous primatologist





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Munich (ots) – Based on over 100 Hours of previously unreleased material

   - excellent as "Best Documentary" both "Critics' Choice 
     Documentary Awards" and shortlisted for an Oscar 2018
   - German TV premiere of "Jane" am 10. March at 21.00 clock on
     National Geographic
   - From 8. March nationwide in selected cinemas 

It is considered the most important primatologist the world, their field research on chimpanzees in Tanzania revolutionized science. The award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of Jane Goodall, of a woman, their findings challenged the male-dominated world of science. The recordings come from more than 100 Hours never previously viewed material, the above 50 Years was hidden in the archives of National Geographic. The film offers a rich orchestral score of the legendary composer Philip Glass and records an unprecedented, Intimate Portrait von Jane Goodall – a pioneer, who defied the odds, to become one of the most admired conservationists the world.

National Geographic shows “Jane” exclusively on German television on 10. March 2018 one 21.00 Clock. From 8. March, the documentation goes nationwide in selected cinemas.

about “Jane”:

Neben Dian Fossey, their lives devoted to gorillas, and specialized in orangutans Birute Galdikas-Jane Goodall today most famous primatologist: In the early 1960s she began her long-term studies with chimpanzees in Tanzania. she discovered, that primates intelligent beings with their own will, have personal motives and individual feelings – and can even manufacture tools. In addition to the outstanding substantive relevance and their research methodology was groundbreaking. Jane Goodall put the focus on a comprehensive observation of chimpanzees. So she discovered details, the a strictly theoretical approach would have been missed. The documentation “Jane” told using over 100 Hours previously unreleased 16 mm – Footage of Goodall's first years in Tanzania. The film also shows Jane's private side, about the romance with her future husband, Tierfilmer dem Hugo van Lawick.

the film won 2017 a Critics’ Choice Award in der Kategorie “Best Documentary”. Am 7. Dezember gab die Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences bekannt, that “Jane” one of 15 Films shortlisted for an Oscar 2018 is.

The documentation is from the Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Brett Morgan (“On The Ropes”, “Cobain – Montage of Heck”). The soundtrack was composed by Oscar®-nominated composer Philip Glass (“Die Truman Show”, “The Illusionist”, “Fantastic Four”). Producer Bryan Burk (“Star Wars: The awakening of power”) says about “Jane”: “There have been several great documentaries about Jane Goodall's research and their lives, but this rediscovered material shows a side of Jane, I had never seen before.”

Über Jane Goodall:

Jane Goodall travels for decades around the globe, to people to win for the protection of animals and the environment. 1977 Today the 83-year-old British woman founded the Jane Goodall Institute, the meantime in 30 Countries for the respectful treatment of people, Animals and nature begins. In their environment- and social program “Roots & Shoots” involved more than 10.000 Groups of children and young people in more than 100 Countries for a better world. Am 8. Dec. Jane Goodall was in Dusseldorf with the Honorary Award of the German Sustainability Award 2017 awarded for their efforts in the character of species protection.

“It is not only necessary, that people stop, to fight each other. You must also stop, to destroy their environment”, is the motto of the award-winning environmental- and peace activist and UN ambassador.

broadcast date:

   - "Jane" am 10. March 2018 one 21.00 Pm on National Geographic
   - From 8. March nationwide in selected cinemas
   - Alternatively, in the original English or German
   - Following via Sky Go, Sky On Demand, Sky Ticket, 
     EntertainTV, Unitymedia Horizon and Vodafone Select and GigaTV

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