The Life List: Five things to know about documentary Playing With Sharks

Playing With Sharks chronicles marine conservationist Valerie Taylor's lifelong fascination with sharks.
Playing With Sharks chronicles marine conservationist Valerie Taylor's lifelong fascination with sharks.PHOTOS: RON AND VALERIE TAYLOR

SINGAPORE - Renowned Australian diver, photographer, film-maker and marine conservationist Valerie Taylor, 85, has an ease and familiarity with the ocean and its many inhabitants.

Playing With Sharks - a new National Geographic documentary directed by two-time Emmy nominee Sally Aitken - chronicles Taylor's lifelong fascination with sharks, from her early spearfishing career to her efforts at documenting marine life and campaigning for shark conservation.

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