#Conservation: The Last Animals premieres in Kenya under the stars

After a strong world premiere and rave reviews at the Tribeca Film Festival, The Last Animals, a documentary that follows the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and transnational trafficking syndicates to protect elephants and rhinos from extinction, has gone on to be screened in more than 40 cities on five continents.

On Saturday, organized by WildlifeDirect and the U.S. Embassy Nairobi, The Last Animals, made its Kenyan premiere under the stars and surrounded by nature at a unique outdoor screening in Karura Forest, Nairobi.

PHOTO: US Embassy Nairobi

The screening, attended by a bevy of celebrities, conservationists, members of the diplomatic community, and The Last Animals filmmaker Kate Brooks, was done in partnership with Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Friends of Karura Forest and Kenyan Forest Service.

The documentary follows an extraordinary group of people who go to incredible lengths to save the planet’s last animals. Directed by conflict photographer Kate Brooks, the documentary follows some of the bravest on Africa’s front lines to behind the scenes of Asian markets to the United States. The film will move you as it takes an intense look at the wildlife devastation and human sacrifice in the fight to protect the last animals on the planet.

A beautifully edited and poignant film, if you’d like to watch The Last Animals, here is a list of upcoming screenings.

PHOTO: The Last Animals
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