Movie: “My Octopus Teacher”


Monday, April 22
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


Old Art Building




A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.

My Octopus Teacher is a 2020 Netflix Original documentary film directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed, which documents a year spent by filmmaker Craig Foster forging a relationship with a wild common octopus in a South African kelp forest.

At the 93rd Academy Awards, it won the award for Best Documentary Feature.

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