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Documentary that explores the implications of The Gorilla Foundation's "Project Koko," a venture into the realm of inter-species communication, which demonstrates that gorillas can learn and use sign language to express complex thoughts and profound emotions. Koko is a 28-year-old western lowland gorilla who has spent most of her life at The Gorilla Foundation in Northern California. The foundation was established in the mid-1970s by Dr. Francine "Penny" Patterson and Dr. Ronald Cohn. The program offers a close-up look at Koko's life, often told by Koko herself.