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Jane Goodall: The Animals We Are
Interview with Jane Goodall, a primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and environmental advocate whose studies with chimpanzees in Tanzania have changed not only our understanding of chimpanzees but also our understanding of the nature of human beings. In 1977, she established the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), which supports the Gombe research, and…
Chimpanzees Today
Chimpanzees Today is an overview of the various roles filled by chimpanzees and the situations in which they currently live. It begins by briefly discussing the precipitous drop in wild populations as well as some of the history of Jane Goodall's research at Gombe, focusing on the discoveries that promoted…
Walking With the Great Apes
Walking With the Great Apes is a comprehensive, engaging 6 part series that explores the current status of and challenges facing the world's largest remaining primates in the wild. Walking in the footsteps of Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall, young biologist Holly Carroll travels with an experienced film crew to…
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Part of the Series: EARTH
Tanzania Sanjayan meets the most famous chimpanzees on Earth, but he also finds they're stranded and, penned in by people. The chimps are genetically doomed, unable to mate with other populations and what's worse, their proximity to villagers means they've even been known to hunt human babies. As a result,…
Five Species
Three species of monkeys and two apes living in their natural habitat in Africa are compared in this video. The monkeys include the veret, the blue monkey and the black and white colobus, while the apes are common chimpanzees and eastern lowland gorillas. This footage, shot by a primatologist, includes…
Tusk of the Elephant - Pembe Ya N'Dovu
Pembe ya Ndovu travels through the heart of Africa -- from Gabon's Atlantic coast, through the Congo Basin, to the savannahs of East Africa -- in a journey to uncover the serious threats to African wildlife and biodiversity. Filmed in full HD, spectacular sequences of elephants, rhinos, gorillas and okapis…
Green
Her name is Green, she is alone in a world that doesn't belong to her. She is a female orangutan, victim of deforestation and resource exploitation. This film is an emotional journey with Green's final days. It is a visual ride presenting the devastating impacts of logging and land clearing…
The Wonderful World of Dogs
A woman obsessed by dogs crapping on her small piece of lawn. A pelican hungry enough to eat a small Chihuahua. A dog who enjoys dressing up in women's clothing. And another with a penchant for rubber... Discover the wonderful world of dogs... barkers, bullies, crappers, and roamers. Meet Boris,…
The Natural History of the Chicken
Most of us best know the chicken from our dinner plates: whether as thigh, wing or drumstick, we barely pause a moment to consider the bird's many virtues. This one-hour film by Mark Lewis expands the frontiers of popular awareness and delightfully allows us to discover how this small, common…
Unlocking the Cage - Expanding Legal Rights to Animals
Unlocking the Cage follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans. After thirty years of struggling with ineffective animal welfare laws, Steve and his legal team, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), are making history by filing the…
Producers on Producing
Part of the Series: Filmmakers on Film
Who should direct the film? Who should write it? Who should edit the final product? With major Hollywood studios, these questions lie within the producer's domain. Marcia Nasatir was the first female VP of a major studio. Sherry Lansing was the first woman to become president of a major studio.…
Unbranded - Inspiring Adoption of Wild Horses
3,000 Miles, 16 Wild Horses, 5 states, 4 Men, 1 Goal: To ride from Mexico to Canada on an adventure of a lifetime through the deepest back-country in the American West and prove the worth of 50,000 wild horses and burros in holding facilities. Four young Cowboys hatch an outrageous…