But she also said her focus has switched to refuting new statements and videos released by SeaWorld that attack "Blackfish." A representative for the marine park called the documentary "a dishonest and manipulative film."
Particularly, Cowperthwaite and the makers of the film are targeting two new videos (here and here) released by SeaWorld showing former trainers that take issue with the film's content:
Along with the Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS), who created to 2009 documentary "The Cove," the "Blackfish" creators challenged SeaWorld to a debate in a public forum.
"SeaWorld can call ‘Blackfish' propaganda," read OPS's release. "This does not make their assertion true. We stand by our film and the truths it tells. We also stand by the brave whistleblowers."