Lolita – often called “the world’s loneliest orca” – is a 20-foot-long, 54-year-old female southern resident orca, who has been kept in the smallest orca tank in America for the last 50 years with only several dolphins for company. Driven by the desire to raise awareness about orca captivity, The Whale Bowl aims to educate and inspire its audience through a unique combination of artistic animation and archival footage that illuminates Lolita’s truly moving story.

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Screened at:
Super Pod 6  2018 - San Juan Island, Washington
The World Whale Conference 2017 - Durban
Winchester Film Festival - 2017
FEST! Film Festival 2017 - Portugal
Flash Film Festival - Berlin

Official Selection:
Shortlisted "Best Documentary" 2018 Student Bafta Awards
Shortlisted "Best Student Documentary" 2018 Grierson Awards
Nominated Rising Star Director Award (21 and under) - Camarthen Bay Film Festival 2018
Wild Film Fest - 2018
Orlando Film Festival 2017
Norwich Film Festival 2017
Bristol Radical Film Festival 2017
Friday Harbor Film Festival 2017

Best Documentary - National Student Film Festival 2018
Best Script - Black Bird Film Festival 2018
Best Local Film - Reading Fringe Festival 2017
Best Documentary Sponsored by Betty - UoG CPDA Graduate Show 2017
Best Documentary - SE10 Film Festival 2017
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