Huffpost Arts

FILM: 'One Lucky Elephant' Premieres At Los Angeles Film Festival

Posted: Updated:

The story of Flora, a pachyderm who for 18 years starred in a St. Louis circus that bore her name, is one of good intentions and evolving awareness. As told in the intimate "One Lucky Elephant," it's a story of love and heartache and second chances, too. The film is an impressive and affecting entry in the growing body of work addressing the effects of keeping wild animals in captivity. A 10-year project for veteran documentarian Lisa Leeman, it's receiving its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

Read the whole story at Hollywood Reporter