Heidi the octopus joins a human family

Missoulian Laura Scheer Apr 17, 2020 What would happen if you invited an octopus into your home? That is the question scientist David Scheel asked and director Anna Fitch followed in the film “Octopus: Making Contact.” The 2019 PBS Nature documentary kicks off the International Wildlife Film Festival on Saturday with a screening and extra … Read more

Big stories in small packages: International Wildlife Film Festival shorts to check out

Missoulian Laura Scheer Apr 17, 2020 Short films are like the poetry of the filmmaking world, or at least that’s how Carrie Richer describes them. “I’m such a sucker for a short film. It’s definitely my favorite kind to watch,” said the artistic director of the International Wildlife Film Festival, running April 18-25. The now-virtual … Read more