Jane's Journey

First Run Features
Show More

If you are a student or a professor:

Watch now

If you are a librarian or a professor:

Related videos

The Animals We Are: Jane Goodall
Interview with Jane Goodall, a primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and environmental advocate whose studies with chimpanzees in Tanzania have changed not only our understanding of chimpanzees but also our understanding of the nature of human beings. In 1977, she established the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), which supports the Gombe research, and…
Chimpanzees Today
Chimpanzees Today is an overview of the various roles filled by chimpanzees and the situations in which they currently live. It begins by briefly discussing the precipitous drop in wild populations as well as some of the history of Jane Goodall's research at Gombe, focusing on the discoveries that promoted…
Are Animals Conscious?
Part of the Series: Animal Minds
In 'Are Animals Conscious?', Lynn Combe is convinced that Kate Moss (her pet lizard) is conscious. Lady Miriam Rothschild agrees: "I've had dogs since I was four years old. If you live with a dog and really love the dog you must believe they're a conscious being like ourselves." Most…
Walking With the Great Apes
Walking With the Great Apes is a comprehensive, engaging 6 part series that explores the current status of and challenges facing the world's largest remaining primates in the wild. Walking in the footsteps of Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall, young biologist Holly Carroll travels with an experienced film crew to…
Do Animals have Emotions?
Part of the Series: Animal Minds
Does a goldfish feel imprisoned and depressed in its bowl? It seems natural to assume that animals have emotions, that a dog is happy when it wags its tail, or that a chimpanzee trapped in a cage is miserable. Do Animals Have Emotions? says that despite the fact that there…
Home
Part of the Series: EARTH
Tanzania Sanjayan meets the most famous chimpanzees on Earth, but he also finds they're stranded and, penned in by people. The chimps are genetically doomed, unable to mate with other populations and what's worse, their proximity to villagers means they've even been known to hunt human babies. As a result,…
Five Species
Three species of monkeys and two apes living in their natural habitat in Africa are compared in this video. The monkeys include the veret, the blue monkey and the black and white colobus, while the apes are common chimpanzees and eastern lowland gorillas. This footage, shot by a primatologist, includes…
Tusk of the Elephant - Pembe Ya N'Dovu
Pembe ya Ndovu travels through the heart of Africa -- from Gabon's Atlantic coast, through the Congo Basin, to the savannahs of East Africa -- in a journey to uncover the serious threats to African wildlife and biodiversity. Filmed in full HD, spectacular sequences of elephants, rhinos, gorillas and okapis…
Louis Theroux: Americas Most Dangerous Pets
BBC
The World Wildlife Fund estimate that there are now more tigers in captivity in the US than there are in the wild in the rest of the world. Louis travels to America's heartlands to meet the people who choose to own animals you would normally expect to find in the…
7 Days with 7 Dogs
Seven rescued dogs. Mostly elderly and most with health problems. You want to take them on the trip of a doggie lifetime, but where do you go and what do you do? In this "dog-umentary", filmmaker and animal shaman Billie Dean and her filmmaker husband Andrew Einspruch bundle their seven…
The Natural History of the Chicken
Most of us best know the chicken from our dinner plates: whether as thigh, wing or drumstick, we barely pause a moment to consider the bird's many virtues. This one-hour film by Mark Lewis expands the frontiers of popular awareness and delightfully allows us to discover how this small, common…
Unlocking the Cage - Expanding Legal Rights to Animals
Unlocking the Cage follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans. After thirty years of struggling with ineffective animal welfare laws, Steve and his legal team, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), are making history by filing the…