The Cove: Japanese protestors block Japanese-dolphin-killing documentary from theaters

A shot from The Cove.
A shot from The Cove.

A documentary film about dolphin hunting in Japan directed by Boulder resident Louie Psihoyos has come under fire in -- where else? -- Japan. According to the website for The Cove, a right-wing nationalist group has raised enough ruckus that three Japanese theaters have canceled screenings of the Oscar-winning doc -- a move that has angered Cove star and former Flipper trainer Ric O'Barry, who is currently in Japan to pimp the film.

See Psihoyos's plea for Japanese moviegoers to see The Cove, protests be damned, below.

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