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Project Nim Review

Summer of the Hominids

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 10.12.2011 | Entertainment
Wallace J Nichols

Do whatever you have to do to see the following two films in immediate sequence, back-to-back, double feature style: Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Project Nim. My memories of the two films have blurred into one four hour ape-a-thon retro chimp-epic.

Project Nim: A Cross Species Pygmalion Story

Michael Rose | Posted 09.06.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

Project Nim goes inside an experiment of Herbert Terrace, a psychology professor at Columbia University, who wanted to teach a chimp sign language to see if cross-species communication was possible.