Kristin Hartness and Jay Yontz’s animal sanctuary Ziggy’s Refuge was responsible for some incredible rescues when Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina. Many of the animals they saved were pigs, chickens, and cows that were trapped in factory farms and left to drown. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/599911/hurricane-heroes/
“Hurricane Heroes” was directed by Shawn Bannon (https://shawnbannon.com). It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.
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