Saturday 29 February, 2020

Watch: Filmmaker recalls the day a humpback whale landed on his boat

What would you do if you are on a kayak in the middle of the ocean with a large humpback whale descending on your vessel?

Some of us might die from sheer fright but filmmaker Tom Mustill remained calm.

Mustill, a British environmental filmmaker, thought he was going to die when the whale breeched on his boat in 2015 but he survived not only to tell the tale but make a documentary in an effort to find out why the whale breeched on his boat. 

Mustill's story can be seen in the film Humpback Whales, A Detective Story. 

We met up with the filmmaker at he Turks and Caicos Film Festival where he screened his short Nature Now narrated by Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot. 

 

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