Squirrel Wars

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Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
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Film Info
Runtime:9
Copyright:2020
Country Listing:USA
Premiere Status:International Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Language:English
Program Category:Shorts
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Jill Morley
Producer(s):Jill Morley
Angel Cheng
Cinematography:Evan Seplow

Description

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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