Mammals WCFF2023

Mammals WCFF2023

Mammals WCFF2023
  • 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...

  • The Bear Coast

    A group of passionate Alaskans describe the importance of protecting the Alaska Peninsula's pristine wilderness for the wildlife and people who depend on its unparalleled natural resources. Alaska's wild brown bears—and the salmon they feed upon—face many threats, including mining (such as the Pe...

  • 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...

  • Violet - A Polar Bear Story

    Two female explorers track the progress of a young mother polar bear in Norway.
    When the pandemic shut down the world in 2020, two female explorers were camping in a remote hut in Svalbard, Norway, with plans to overwinter in one of the challenging locations on Earth.
    From their isolated base ca...

  • 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...