Jane's Journey

Jane's Journey

DVD - 2011
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In Jane's Journey, we travel with her across several continents, from her childhood home in England, to the Gombe National Park in Tanzania where she began her groundbreaking research and where she still returns every year to enjoy the company of the chimpanzees that made her famous. An inspiring portrait of the private person behind the world-famous icon, featuring a wide range of interviews and spectacular footage from her own private collection (including her years in Gombe)
Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features, 2011
Branch Call Number: DVD 590.92 Jane
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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firefly5
Dec 08, 2015

Very interesting documentary. Definitely recommend this dvd.

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readyrisa
Jan 11, 2015

Beautiful photography, heart-warming dialogue, and touching stories. This will keep your interest the entire time. In fact, I didn't want it to end; I wanted to see more of her life, hear more of her stories. She is an inspiration to so many people, myself included

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LibUser500
Mar 29, 2014

"This life is more than just making money". This follows Jane on her global travels to share her vision of saving ourselves by becoming connected. In her Roots and Shoots program, 3 projects are required: Help the community, help animals and help the environment. Who knew that Roots & Shoots would assist the Pine Ridge community in the US where out of 65 young Native American men, only 15 out of Robert Whitemountain's deceased (hung himself) son's age had not been murdered or committed suicide. A youth group raising chickens so the Bushmen don't eat and decimate the chimps and other wild game populations. Another to visit elderly folks that had been abandoned by their families. Jane is awarded the title, "A messenger of peace". Where all people share the same philosophy to share the resources, raise the children to be aware, and to connect the self back from hopelessness to healing. A soft-spoken warrior of the soul with a well-touched, kissed, and traveled cloth stuffed monkey given to her by a wounded, blind Marine. "THERE IS ALWAYS HOPE!"

howardpoole May 01, 2012

She has a great story to tell. I wish they had included more of the earlier film clips when she was 20 something and left in the Jungle to observe.

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HereHere
Apr 20, 2012

I was a little disappointed, as I thought it would be more inspiring and have some deep lessons with detailed information, but it is really a biography and autobiography of Jane Goodall. Some amazing vistas and some good interviews, but it wasn't as good as I expected.

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