Jane's Journey

Jane's Journey

DVD - 2011?
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In Jane's Journey, we travel with her across several continents, from her childhood home in England, to the Gombe National Park in Tanzania where she began her groundbreaking research and where she still returns every year to enjoy the company of the chimpanzees that made her famous. An inspiring portrait of the private person behind the world-famous icon, featuring a wide range of interviews and spectacular footage from her own private collection (including her years in Gombe).
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : First Run Features, [2011?]
Edition: Widescreen
ISBN: 9786314521165
Branch Call Number: DVD 590.92 GOODALL JANE'S 1DISC
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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coffeecritic Mar 08, 2013

An inspiring portrait of the private person behind Jane Goodall, the world-famous icon, beginning in her childhood home in England, and ending in Tanzania, where she returns every year to enjoy the company of the chimpanzees that made her famous.


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marieloudavril
Mar 22, 2018

Definitively a documentary movie to not miss. Beautiful scenery, Beautiful woman with peaceful view of the world, nature , earth and environment. Beautiful tribute to the wildlife, Jane made an important impact over the world as a conservatist, environmentalist and protectionist of animals and our planet. i hope we will have more peoples to stand and help our planet in that way she is doing it by lecturing, supporting, helping and traveling over the world to share our experiences, research and her dedication for life and protection of life.

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akirakato
Jan 30, 2018

Directed by Lorenz Knauer in 2011, this 111-minute documentary fetures a wide range of interviews and spectacular footage from her own private collection.
It is a beautiful tribute to the world-famous wildlife conservatist who has had more of an impact in the realm of animal reserch and conservation.

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atfrancis
Jan 28, 2018

A beautiful movie about a beautiful woman.

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mr_chocolate
Dec 16, 2017

Good documentary about Jane with current film and flashbacks to when she originally went over to Africa's Gombe National Park, in 1960. It spends much of the film time, following her around as she travels the world, no less than 300 days per year, doing lectures and supporting her conservation efforts and programs. It examines her Jane Goodall Institute, which started in 1977, and later focused on her Roots and Shoots youth program, that got started in Tanzania in 1991, now in operation in 120 countries.
She is was married twice, with one child, but is now "married" to her work and passionate about teaching the youth of today, about needing to protect our world for tomorrow.
Bonus features is recommended as well, with some added interview, and background information.

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firefly5
Dec 08, 2015

Very interesting documentary. Definitely recommend this dvd.

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readyrisa
Jan 11, 2015

Beautiful photography, heart-warming dialogue, and touching stories. This will keep your interest the entire time. In fact, I didn't want it to end; I wanted to see more of her life, hear more of her stories. She is an inspiration to so many people, myself included

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LibUser500
Mar 29, 2014

"This life is more than just making money". This follows Jane on her global travels to share her vision of saving ourselves by becoming connected. In her Roots and Shoots program, 3 projects are required: Help the community, help animals and help the environment. Who knew that Roots & Shoots would assist the Pine Ridge community in the US where out of 65 young Native American men, only 15 out of Robert Whitemountain's deceased (hung himself) son's age had not been murdered or committed suicide. A youth group raising chickens so the Bushmen don't eat and decimate the chimps and other wild game populations. Another to visit elderly folks that had been abandoned by their families. Jane is awarded the title, "A messenger of peace". Where all people share the same philosophy to share the resources, raise the children to be aware, and to connect the self back from hopelessness to healing. A soft-spoken warrior of the soul with a well-touched, kissed, and traveled cloth stuffed monkey given to her by a wounded, blind Marine. "THERE IS ALWAYS HOPE!"

howardpoole May 01, 2012

She has a great story to tell. I wish they had included more of the earlier film clips when she was 20 something and left in the Jungle to observe.

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HereHere
Apr 20, 2012

I was a little disappointed, as I thought it would be more inspiring and have some deep lessons with detailed information, but it is really a biography and autobiography of Jane Goodall. Some amazing vistas and some good interviews, but it wasn't as good as I expected.

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