Friday Fliks: Phinfest Special Edition

Animal Love, Advocate Freedom

Film: Breaking Through The Clouds

The Cast:

  • Christina Nicholls – Lolita
  • Nathaly Lauren – Lolita’s Mother

“My family faded away once more and I cried, why must life be destroyed by the merciless hands of time?” 

Lolita and her mother singing. Picture by Natica Nutella and Zach Affolter. Lolita and her mother singing. Picture by Nathaly Lauren and Zach Affolter.

Zach Affolter’s short film “Breaking through the Clouds”  is based on the true story of Tokitae (a.k.a Lolita), a killer whale who was forced from her family into the life of captivity at Miami Seaquarium. The film tells about how she lived happily with her family, J-Pod in Penn Cove, Whidbey Island – It also explains how she was cruelly ripped from her native waters and loving family fifty years ago (8/08/70) to be placed in a shallow, illegally small tank at the marine park. Originally, she had a podmate named Hugo who died an untimely death from a brain aneurysm…

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