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My Octopus Teacher Reaps the Awards

My Octopus Teacher, continues to win awards in the film and entertainment industry, receiving best documentary at the Baftas on Sunday (11th April)
12 Apr 2021
Written by Nicole Little
Club News

After making it onto the Oscars shortlist, winning the Best Music Score at the IDA Documentary Awards, South African documentary, My Octopus Teacher, took home yet another award for Best Documentary at the Baftas on Sunday evening. 

The awards list is endless and still growing for this Netflix Original Documentary. To view all the current awards, click HERE.

ODs Craig Foster (1985F), Kevin Smuts (2004O) and Barry Donnelly (1988B) were all part of the team for this extraordinary film which documents the incredible bond formed between OD Craig Foster (1985F) and a wild octopus. 

Watch the acceptance speech by director, Pippa Ehrlich below. 

 

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