Keiko: The Untold Story

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Keiko: The Untold Story
Keiko The Untold Story.jpg
Directed byTheresa Demarest
Produced byTheresa Demarest
Distributed byJoshua Records LLC
Release date
Running time
75 minutes

Keiko: The Untold story is a 2010 documentary film about Keiko, the Orca best known for starring in the film Free Willy and its two sequels. It was directed and produced by Theresa Demarest. The film made the official selection list of many film festivals, including the Southern Utah International Documentary Film Festival,[1] the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival[2] and the Denver Film Festival.[3]

In August 2013 a HD version of the film entitled Keiko: The Untold Story of the Star of Free Willy (HD) premiered at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood during the 20th Anniversary Celebration Benefit for the Free Willy Keiko Foundation. The World Premiere of the film included a Blue Carpet Ceremony with the stars and director of both Free Willy and the documentary.



  1. ^ "Film Schedule". Southern Utah International Documentary Film Festival. Archived from the original on March 12, 2012. Retrieved March 29, 2012.
  2. ^ "Program 2011". San Francisco Ocean Film Festival. Archived from the original on September 22, 2011. Retrieved March 29, 2012.
  3. ^ "Films: Keiko The Untold Story". Denver Film Festival. Retrieved March 29, 2012.
  4. ^ "Fall 2010 CINE Golden Eagle Award Recipients". CINE. Retrieved March 29, 2012.

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