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Premier of primatologist Jane Goodall biopic

Premier of primatologist Jane Goodall biopic
By Euronews

<p>A new National Geographic documentary on pioneering British primatologist Jane Goodall has premiered in Hollywood.</p> <p>Simply titled “Jane”, the film draws on 140 hours of unseen footage of her studying chimpanzees in Tanzania in the sixties.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Watch the moment Jane Goodall redefined what it means to be human. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Jane?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Jane</a> will be released in select theaters starting October 20. <a href="https://t.co/T67gs5J1qg">pic.twitter.com/T67gs5J1qg</a></p>— Nat Geo Channel (@NatGeoChannel) <a href="https://twitter.com/NatGeoChannel/status/916078165012840449?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 5, 2017</a></blockquote><br /> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>“He’s created a documentary that takes me right back into the person I was in the forest in the best days of my life,” Goodall said of her director Brett Morgen at the premiere.</p> <p>Now 83, Goodall still campaigns for chimpanzees whose numbers have plummeted.</p> <p>According to her Jane Goodall Institute there are as few as 340,000 alive today – down from around a million in 1900.</p> <p>The film can be seen in Europe at the London Film Festival and will be in US cinemas from the 20th of October.</p>