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Director: Vanessa Prigollini

(Filmmaker is attending in-theatre festival in Friday Harbor)

Contrasts presents a strong argument for freedom from captivity for all marine species, revealing the horrors of animals’ lives in confinement. All living beings have the right to freedom. Humans should not claim the right to take away other species’ freedom, using them for business and entertainment. This film aims to sensitize viewers so they will empathize with animals’ needs.

Released in 2021

Running time: 15 minutes      



Vanessa Prigollini

Vanessa is a psychologist, speaker, nature and underwater photographer, marine educator, and naturalist. She has always had a passion for the ocean since she was little, particularly for whales. She lives in both Mexico and Canada, where she works in the summers with orcas in their natural habitat. For several years she has been collaborating with different Marine Conservation Organizations from different parts of the world. She has learned to combine her profession as a psychologist, with her passion for the ocean, and she truly believes that education is key to saving our oceans.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Director
    Vanessa Prigollini
  • Screenwriter
    Vanessa Prigollini
  • Producer
    Vanessa Prigollini
  • Executive Producer
    Vanessa Prigollini, Antonio Franyuti
  • Cast
    Leonora Milan (Narrator)
  • Editor
    Raul Arellano
  • Music
    Martin Bou