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Lucy The Human Chimp is available to stream Tuesday 4/27 – Thursday 4/29 (at 11:59 PM EST) with a suggested $5 donation.



This gripping documentary, directed by Alex Parkinson, centers on Janis’s emotionally charged first-person account of life with Lucy. This story of survival against all odds and an unbreakable friendship across the divide between species begins in 1960s suburban America with a radical experiment exploring the boundary between ape and human, and it ends decades later in the depths of a remote African jungle.

*This film is only available for streaming in the United States

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Director: Alex Parkinson
Producer: Bridget Appleby
Cast: Janis Carter
Lucy the Human Chimp
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