San Francisco DocFest 2021

Guinea Pig Diaries plus Q&A

Expired June 21, 2021 6:59 AM
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Guinea Pig Diaries shows us firsthand the special bond between humans and their pet guinea pigs, revealing stories much more compelling than we could have ever imagined. Our relationship with this small furry animal has been part of the “domesticated pet” culture for centuries. But it is through this unique film that audiences get a rare and unfiltered look into the lives of this often misunderstood rodent and the interesting people who adore them, breed them, show them, and rescue them. Through each of these personal stories we reveal that it is in fact the guinea pigs who often liberate and heal the souls of the very people who believed their purpose was to care for these small and wondrous creatures.

Filmmaker Olympia Stone is an alumni of SF DocFest and previously directed Curious Worlds: The Art and Imagination of David Beck (SF DocFest Audience Award - 2015) and Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King (SF DocFest Jury Award - 2018).

This film plays live at the Roxie Theater June 10, 5p:

  • Runtime
    67 minutes
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Olympia Stone, Suzanne Mitchell