If you’ve been on the internet at all in the last month, you’ve seen the buzz about Netflix’s Tiger King. Everyone is talking about it, and it seems like everyone I know has watched it. I haven’t.

As a documentary filmmaker, there are many things I find alarming about this sensational series. Film critic Alissa Wilkinson explained it best in her article for Vox, “Let’s think twice about Tiger King.

While watching Tiger King isn’t inherently bad, there are so many other documentary series to watch, many of which are much more deserving of your attention. …

Heather Cassano

Documentary filmmaker & film programmer — I write mostly about documentaries, sometimes other things.

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