The Grizzly Truth
Documentaries • 1h 29m
As we barrel towards species extinction, there is growing outrage and alarm over hunting. Filmmaker Tom Reissmann deconstructs Canada's bear hunt, dispelling myths that hunters use to justify their violence against these animals. Hunting proponents paint the bears are dangerous when it's the humans doing the killing. Says Reissmann, "What I have found, in the process of making the film, is that there are quite a few myths about grizzly bears, which have been propagated over the years by both the hunting industry and the media. So I added Charlie Russell as a major character to the film since he spent 10 years with grizzlies in Russia and has found them to be quite predictable in their behavior. What I eventually created is a thorough examination of facts and myths about both the grizzlies and the controversial hunt of grizzly bears."
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