Squirrel Wars

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Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
An intrepid social researcher goes door-to-door in Tbilisi, popping controversial questions on topics such as sexuality, minority rights and nationalism on unsuspecting residents. As surprising conversations are sparked, she weighs out the hopes and fears of her fellow citizens.
Film Info
Country Listing:USA
Premiere Status:International Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Program Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Jill Morley
Producer(s):Jill Morley
Angel Cheng
Cinematography:Evan Seplow


Billie Madley, observer and champion of squirrels, regales us with the tale of a ferocious and complex Facebook war that unfolds on squirrel fancier pages during the first COVID-19 lockdown of 2020. It may sound nuts—who knew that squirrels could be so divisive? Eileen Arandiga

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