The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

Dr. Anne Innis Dagg re-traces the steps of her groundbreaking 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild – and discovers a startling contrast between the world of giraffes she once knew and the one it has become. Weaving through the past and present, her harrowing journey gives us an intimate look into the factors that destroyed her career and the forces that brought her back.

83 minutes | Documentary
Directed by: Alison Reid
Produced by: Joanne Jackson and Alison Reid
Executive Producer: Paul Zimic


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  • 09 Apr Trip to Kenya

    by Anne Innis Dagg In January 2020, all excited, I flew with my son Ian and the film maker Alison Reid to Nairobi for a three-week tour in Kenya. This would be our second adventure......

  • 15 Jun CELEBRATE WORLD GIRAFFE DAY – JUNE 21st! – Canadian iTunes Release

    The Woman Who Loves Giraffes is now available on iTunes in CANADA – in celebration of World Giraffe Day!  You can rent or purchase the film. If you purchase the film on iTunes you will......

  • 08 May Bringing the Letters of Anne Innis Dagg to Life

    The story of Anne Innis Dagg in The Woman Who Loves Giraffes is made richer by the treasure trove of personal letters archived by Anne over many decades. Segments from these letters are woven throughout......