Synopsis ... Project Nim is like Au hasard Balthazar, as an innocent creature is tossed around by the whims of humans, only it's all real and its hero isn't a doleful donkey but a chimp who smokes weed. Engrossing, thought-provoking, and heartbreaking, Project Nim makes you think about how scientists have treated animals for academic gain.

Directed by James Marsh.

From the Oscar®-winning team behind MAN ON WIRE comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who became the focus of a landmark 1970s experiment to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. From the Oscar-winning team behind MAN ON WIRE comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. Hot on the heels of his Academy Award for … From the Oscar-winning team behind MAN ON WIRE comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. Trailer JustWatch. Following Nim's extraordinary journey through human society, and the enduring impact he makes on the people he … Project Nim (2011) is a best of documentary documentary movie starring Bob Angelini and Bern Cohen. Project Nim. From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story With Nim Chimpsky, Stephanie LaFarge, Herbert Terrace, Wer LaFarge. Nim Chimpsky (November 19, 1973 – March 10, 2000) was a chimpanzee and the subject of an extended study of animal language acquisition at Columbia University.The project was led by Herbert S. Terrace with the linguistic analysis headed up by psycholinguist Thomas Bever.Chimpsky was given his name as a pun on linguist Noam Chomsky, who holds that humans are "wired" to develop language. The first trailer for the highly anticipated Project Nim has finally hit the web, and it was worth the wait. But as Nim's natural instincts take over and the humans around him fail to protect him, PROJECT NIM uncovers the unflinching and extraordinary … Watch the First Six Minutes of ‘Project Nim’, by ‘Man on Wire’ Director James Marsh Tags /Tweeted , Documentary , Movie Trailers , Roadside Attractions , Project Nim

2011 Directed by James Marsh. It is directed by James Marsh. Tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the 1970s.