That Animal Rescue Show
THAT ANIMAL RESCUE SHOW follows the animal rescue community in and around Austin, Texas, Linklater’s hometown. The docuseries provides a window into this colorful and captivating world through moving, humorous and powerful stories of animals, the humans who love them, and the inspiring, life-changing bond that occurs between people who have dedicated their lives to rescue and the animals who rescue them right back.
For Your Consideration
Outstanding Documentary Series
Executive Producers: Richard Linklater, Jay McGraw, Dr. Phillip C. McGraw, Bill Guttentag, Julia Eisenman, Nayeema Raza
Directors: Richard Linklater, Bill Guttentag
Writers: Bill Guttentag, Nayeema Raza
“A Discount Service Dog”
Outside of Austin, Jamie’s ranch is a place where humans come to heal alongside a menagerie of over 100 rescue animals.
“A Body Positive Pig Pageant”
Pigs and their human parents strut their stuff in a Mardi-Gras themed pageant celebrating pigs of all shapes and sizes. Who will be crowned swine queen 2020?
“Paws in Prison”
This is a show about second chances. At a Texas prison, female inmates save dogs’ lives. And the women say the dogs, in turn, rescue them.