“Bo Bo and Mo Mo” and “Mbudha, sur la route des chimpanzés”

“Bo Bo and Mo Mo” Synopsis An eight-year-old boy finds out that his best friend, a baby elephant, faces the risk of poaching. This film has won 1st Prize for Myanmar and 3rd Prize in the Main Competition in #IWTMekong Short Film Competition in Luang Prabang Film Festival for creative and inspiring awareness campaigns about […]

Author readings followed by documentary shorts film screening (Cinema Castillet)

Panelists who spoke on the Nature Writing panel earlier this morning, along with invited guests, will be reading a selection of their work. A variety of film shorts will be screened after their readings. Short Films “I follow rivers” Synopsis This piece is a personal exploration of the perceived/false distinction that exists between humanity and […]

“Frozen Worlds” and Q&A with Sophie Lanfear

Synopsis On the unforgiving frontier of climate change, polar bears, walruses, seals and penguins find their icy Edens in peril. Director Sophie Lanfear Director Bio Sophie Lanfear studied Psychology/Zoology BSc at Bristol University before becoming an Emmy award-winning wildlife filmmaker. Sophie worked across a wide variety of wildlife television outputs before deciding to specialize on […]

“Malin comme une chèvre” (Smart as a goat)

Synopsis Goats are not just cute and somewhat comical. They are also surprisingly intelligent! What if they were as clever as dogs? Meet four of them, evolving in different environments, and discover this sensitive and clever animal. Director Emma Baus Director Bio Emma Baus offers a tender look at domestic animals by highlighting their intelligence in […]

“The Woman Who Loves Giraffes” and Q&A with Anne Dagg

Synopsis Dr. Anne Innis Dagg re-traces the steps of her ground-breaking 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild. Now, at 85 years old, Anne sees a startling contrast between the world of giraffes she once knew and the one it has become. Weaving through the past and present, her harrowing journey […]