HONOLULU -- Animal Advocate Inc. has won an Award of Excellence in the 2012 Best Shorts Competition in La Jolla, Calif., for its documentary film "Rusti Escapes!"
Competing against independent producers from across the world, the movie was judged to be among the best in the film festival's category of Women Filmmakers. No more than 15 percent of all entries are granted this award, which recognizes exceptional achievement in craft and creativity. This is our first documentary film, and we are pleased that it was chosen for recognition by the film festival.
"Rusti Escapes!" chronicles the incredible story of one of Hawaii's most famous residents -- Rusti the orangutan. A movie trailer is currently in the works, and will be available online in the near future -- so please check our website again: