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Retro Report: Freeing Willy

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment
Olivia Katrandjian

In the wake of the 1993 hit movie Free Willy, activists and fans campaigned to free the movie's star -- a captive killer whale named Keiko -- and launched a story Hollywood couldn't invent.

Blackfish and Keiko: The Untold Story of the Star of Free Willy

Theresa Demarest | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Theresa Demarest

It is our first hope that folks will watch BLACKFISH. Probably for the first time they will understand in a most graphic way the problems inherent in keeping these orcas captive.

Free Willy Makes a Splash for 20 Year Anniversary

Jennie Lew Tugend | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Jennie Lew Tugend

Twenty years ago, Warner Bros. released the family film, Free Willy and millions of children and adults fell in love with Keiko, the orca whale starring in the movie.