‘My Octopus Teacher’ became the first nature documentary to win since ‘The Cove’ back in 2010, and what a moment it was.
Craig Foster and his octopus teacher may be the stars of the show, but the Cape kelp forest ecosystem is the real unsung hero.
The team responsible for ‘My Octopus Teacher’ was very, very happy when the documentary won a prestigious BAFTA last night.
‘My Octopus Teacher’ has a one in five chance of winning the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. To do so, it must beat these four fellow nominees.
It looks like we no longer have to rely on Charlize to represent us at the Academy Awards, with the local gem cracking an Oscars shortlist.
Craig Foster’s decision to dive every day led to him meeting a rather special cephalopod. He’s not done yet, either.
What if you hopped in the pool, every day, and formed a bond with your Kreepy Krauley?
‘My Octopus Teacher’ tells the incredible story of a man who, through his time diving with a curious young octopus off the Cape coast, underwent a transformative experience.