Wildlife Conservation Film Festival
The Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) will celebrate its ninth year in New York City, screening more than 100 films, including many world premieres, from every corner of the globe on October 17 through October 27, 2019. Taking place at the Cinema Village Theater near Union Square, the Festival draws film producers and scientists from around the world to showcase their films and participate in panel discussions and Q&A’s, representing countries including Australia, Brazil, China, England, Germany, India, Mexico, Nigeria and Singapore to name a few.
“The Film Festival is a personal mission, and an effective means to shed light on the state of some of the most endangered species living on our planet,” said WCFF Founder & CEO, Christopher J. Gervais, FRGS.
The festival’s mission is inform, engage and inspire audiences about the need and importance for the protection of global biodiversity. Some world premieres include: Mexican film “Spiders” by Producer and Director Rodolfo Juarez; the Taiwanese film “Secrets of the Pangolin;” the Colombian film about Pablo Escobar’s wild hippos called “Land of the Outcast;” the Zimbabwean film “Rooted: The Hollow Heart” about the ecosystem around the Baobab trees; the Canadian film “The Final Breach” about killer wales and Indian film “The Queen of Taru,” produced by a 21- year-old, the youngest Indian filmmaker to do a feature documentary on Indian tigers.
A full roster of selected films that will be screened can be found here.