Jane Goodall shines in lost footage
Director Brett Morgen had no interest in doing a film on Jane Goodall, but once he saw a treasure trove of never-before-seen footage of the primatologist from the National Geographic archives he told himself, "you cannot not do this film." Morgen joi...
My goal is to try to show Gombe through Jane's eyes," Morgen told SalonTV. "And for Jane, it's magic." Indeed, the images of Gombe Stream National Park reveal lush jungle, beguiling chimpanzees and a gorgeous Goodall. "The camera really did love Jane," Morgen continued. And he means it literally, because the photographer filming her was Hugo van Lawick, who would soon become her husband. "You are literally watching two people fall in love through the lens," Morgen said.
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