The Last Animals

A Film by Kate Brooks.


The Last Animals at Tribeca 2017

The Last Animals, directed by Kate Brooks, written by Kate Brooks and Mark Monroe. (USA) - World Premiere, Documentary. Photojournalist Kate Brooks turns her lens from war zones to a new kind of genocide in this sweeping and sobering film. As the single-digit population of the Northern White Rhino ticks closer to extinction, Brooks exposes the epidemic of highly effective poachers and trafficking syndicates, and the heroic efforts of conservationists, park rangers, and scientists to protect these majestic creatures. In Czech, English, French, Lingala with subtitles. Earth Day Screening.

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Hot Docs

The Last Animals featured at the 17th annual Hot Docs Forum.

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Women In The World

Director Kate Brooks speaks about the documentary The Last Animals and the wildlife trafficking crisis on the Environmental Warriors panel moderated by Katty Kay from BBC World News America. Kate was joined by Dr. Paula Kahumbu, CEO of Kenya’s WildlifeDirect, and Mélanie Gouby.

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Think globally, act locally

We've introduced a new interactive map which allows you to view where individual states stand on legislation pertaining to the trade of elephant ivory and rhino horn. Find you state, contact your representative, and help put an end to this practice. You can make a difference.


The Last Animals to speak at Jackson Hole Conservation Summit

Kate Brooks, director of The Last Animals, and Laurie David, the film's executive producer, will be speaking at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. JHWFF’s biennial conference and conservation summit is an unmatched international industry event drawing 650+ international leaders in science, conservation, broadcasting and media to Jackson Hole. In alternating years, JHWFF hosts a 3-day symposium celebrating science media.

The Last Animals

An estimated 30,000 elephants are being murdered each year for their tusks. That's 96 elephants killed... every day. There are less than 25,000 rhinos left in Africa. Time is running out.

The Last Animals follows the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and transnational trafficking syndicates to protect elephants and rhinos from extinction. The film takes us from Africa's frontlines to behind the scenes of Asian black markets, from backstage political maneuvering to the global response to this crisis.



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