InScience Film Festival
Unlocking the Cage

Unlocking the Cage

Follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans, by filing the first lawsuits that seek to transform a chimpanzee from a ‘thing’ with no rights to a ‘person’ with legal protections.

Director
Chris Hegedus, D. A. Pennebaker
Country
United States
Length
91 min
Theme
Social Sciences, Law studies, World of Science, Animals studies, Ethics
Type Film
Documentary
Year
2016
Language
English
Subtitle
-
Producer
Chris Hegedus, Frazer Pennebaker, Rosadel Varela
Editor
Pax Wassermann

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