Endangered Species WCFF2023

Endangered Species WCFF2023

Endangered Species WCFF2023
  • Guardian of the Sea Lions

    Guardian of the Sea Lions" is a film centred around Janet Ledingham, an 83 year-old woman who voluntarily collects data on sea lions, a nationally vulnerable species, for the New Zealand Sea Lion Trust. It is both informative and inspiring as we learn about Janet’s passion for sea lions and her r...

  • Saving the Dancing Bears

    For over 400 years, in India, the rare Sloth Bear was targeted for human exploitation…first for the emperors, then as roadside entertainment for villagers and tourists who paid to watch the bears jump, conditioned after years of abuse by trainers.

    Given the ongoing legacy of cruelty, two indivi...

  • Leopard Rescue

    This Ecoflix Original explores how leopards are rescued in India. The leopard is one of the most mysterious and elusive of the big cats, The felines are increasingly coming into contact with humans. These encounters include leopards falling into deep open wells, getting caught in traps and locked...

  • Elephants Out Of Captivity

    WARNING- this feature contains images of animal suffering some viewers may find distressing.
    This film shares a brief history of elephants, explains how they suffer in captivity, explores the work that FACE (Free All Captive Elephants) and other organizations do in the fight to give captive elep...

  • Feast Of The Killer Whales

    Killer Whales are faced with competition from Humpback Whales in Norway during perhaps the largest known gathering of marine mammals in the world; hundreds of killer whales in pursuit of shoals of herring.
    These killer whales are faced with unexpected competition from humpback whales, who began ...

  • Ocean Guardians

    Ocean Guardians, recounts the journey of humpback whales as they migrate between Alaska and Hawai‘i while illuminating PWF’s ongoing work to save the species and restore the delicate balance between humankind and marine life. Shot on location in Alaska and Maui, with additional visual support pro...

  • Golden Monkeys: Braving the Impossible

    Golden Monkey: Braving the Impossible - Shot in the inaccessible wildernesses of Central Asia, this episode from the series "Wild Empire" follows the perilous existence of a family of golden-snub-nosed monkeys throughout a year to capture their captivating and rarely seen behaviour. A WCFF 2022 P...

  • Karibu Nyumbani

    Photographer Matthew Williams-Ellis focuses on wildlife photography from the Maasai Mara in Kenya. 'One thing that really struck me during my time in the Maasai Mara was the immense pride, knowledge, and love for wildlife that all the guides have. The film aims to convey this passion, and has bee...

  • Bread For Tomorrow

    Bread for Tomorrow is a short film about the Indigenous Wicungo community’s struggle to gain legal ownership of their ancestral territory in Peru and how Rainforest Trust’s partner, Center for the Development of an Indigenous Amazon, has helped them to reclaim the rights to their homes and liveli...