SA documentary 'My Octopus Teacher' scoops Bafta award

The Netflix documentary directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed captured a year spent by filmmaker Craig Foster as he builds a relationship with a wild common octopus in a South African kelp forest.

A screengrab from the Netflix documentary 'My Octopus Teacher. Picture: Netflix/YouTube

JOHANNESBURG - South African documentary My Octopus Teacher has won a Bafta.

The Netflix documentary directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed, captured a year spent by filmmaker Craig Foster as he builds a relationship with a wild common octopus in a South African kelp forest.

Elrich accepted the award from the British film and television academy during a ceremony held on Sunday night.

My Octopus Teacher has also been nominated for an Oscar.

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