Project Nim Trailer

Movieweb: From Man on Wire director James Marsh comes the new documentary Project Nim, which tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the 1970s. We have the first trailer from this provocative July release, which you can check out below.

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-MD-4526d ago (Edited 4526d ago )

Looks like it could be brilliant. Being able to hold a conversation with another species would be insane.

Definitely shot up to my must watch list.

alycakes4525d ago

It's facinating. Also on my to do list. It takes an enormous amount of patience to do something like that. I don't think I could have done it even with knowledge and skill.


Entertainment Focus - Review: Project Nim

In 1973 a baby chimpanzee named Nim Chimpsky became the subject of an extended study of animal language acquisition. Funded by Columbia University and headed by Dr Herbert Terrace, Project Nim posed the question “What if a chimp was brought up by humans from birth? Could they learn, understand and use sign language to communicate with us?” This documentary charts the complete story of Nim and the findings of this radical experiment.

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