New Perspectives / UK premiere

Virunga

  • Orlando von Einsiedel /
  • UK /
  • 2014 /
  • 90 mins

Documentary / Melanie Gouby, Dr Emmanuel de Merode, Andre Bauma, Rodrigue Mugaruka / Documentary / English, Swahili, French

On the front lines of the battle to save the planet.

The Virunga National Park in eastern Congo is one of the most bio-diverse places in the world and home to the last of the mountain gorillas. But oil has been discovered beneath the park. A courageous young journalist, an ex-child soldier turned ranger, a carer of orphaned gorillas and a Belgian conservationist risk their lives to protect this precious land from armed militia, poachers and the dark forces struggling to control Congo's rich natural resources. [15]

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