Project Nim - Review

Project Nim | MONKEYING AROUND Nim Chimpsky in Project Nim

In the '60s and '70s, there was a romance between humans and simians, one that could be glimpsed in a variety of phenomena like Planet of the Apes, the nonfiction best-seller The Naked Ape, and the celebrification of Jane Goodall. Project Nim, a fascinating and in many ways tragic documentary, takes us back to one of the high-water marks of the apes-are-people-too era. It's about the famed experiment, begun in 1973, in which a chimp named Nim Chimpsky was taken from his mother and raised like a ''normal'' human child in a brownstone on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Read More...,,20506424,00.html


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