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Bell Media Hot Docs Showcase - Kifaru

  • Metro Cinema 8712 109 Street Northwest Edmonton, AB, T6G 1E9 Canada (map)

Directed by: David Hambridge | 80 minutes | USA/Kenya | 2019

Kifaru (Audience Award for Best Feature, Full Frame 2019) is a feature documentary film with exclusive access that follows the lives of two young, Kenyan recruits that join Ol Pejeta Conservancy's rhino caretaker unit - a small group of rangers that care for and protect Sudan, the last male northern white rhino or “kifaru” in Swahili. Spanning over the course of the caretakers first four years on the job, Kifaru allows viewers to experience the joys and pitfalls of conservation firsthand through the lens of these men and view extinction in real-time.

Preceded by 73 Cows - directed by Alex Lockwood | 15 minutes | UK | 2018

A beef farmer struggles with his conscience every time he takes his cows to slaughter, and so sets about doing something extraordinary.

This screening of Kifaru is presented as part of the:

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Earlier Event: May 4