Virunga

Virunga

Orlando von Einsiedel

United Kingdom

2014

97 min.



In the forested depths of eastern Congo lies Virunga National Park, one of the most bio-diverse places in the world and home to the last of the mountain gorillas. In this wild, but enchanted environment, a small and embattled team of park rangers – including an ex-child soldier turned ranger, a carer of orphan gorillas and a Belgian conservationist – protect this UNESCO world heritage site from armed militia, poachers and the dark forces struggling to control Congo’s rich natural resources. When the newly formed M23 rebel group declares war in May 2012, a new conflict threatens the lives and stability of everyone and everything they’ve worked so hard to protect.

Festivals:

Tribeca Film Festival 2014
Hot Docs 2014
Doxa 2014
Docville 2014
Little Rock Film Festival 2014

Credits

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel

Cinematography: Franklin Dow, Orlando von Einsiedel

Editing: Masahiro Hirakubo

Producers: Orlando von Einsiedel, Joanna Natasegara, Grain Media

Trailer

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Screenings

Date
Time
Location
Additional info
2014 10 23
19:00
Multikino
(1 salė), Vilnius
Hall 6
2014 10 26
16:45
Multikino
(2 salė), Vilnius
2014 11 06
19:00
Kino centras Cinamon

(Prekybos ir laisvalaikio centras MEGA, Islandijos plentas 32, Kaunas)

, Vilnius
Discussion after the screening

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