HBO Documentary Film Presents - 'Project NIM'

December 19th, 2012 7:58pm EST

Project Nim Official Poster From the Oscar-winning team behind “Man on Wire,” PROJECT NIM tells the story of the chimpanzee who was the focus of a landmark experiment to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language. Based on the book “Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human,” and winner of the World Cinema Documentary Directing Award at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, PROJECT NIM tells the unflinching biography of an animal that science tried to make human.

Be sure to catch PROJECT NIM, debuting THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20th (9:00-10:45 p.m. ET/PT) exclusively on HBO.

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