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Lindsey Lyons – Guest Contributor
Aug 10 @ 11:16 am
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Join EarthxFilm for a Movie Monday screening of KIFARU with Director David Hambridge. 

In Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy, rangers devote their lives to caring for and protecting Sudan, the last male white rhino, along with Sudan’s daughter and granddaughter. It’s a privilege and duty they take seriously, no matter how fruitless it can seem. 

Kifaru follows two young recruits over their first four years on the job as they experience the heartbreak and joy of caring for animals whose fate appears sealed. “Why do we fight and plunder the world until nothing is left?” one ranger asks. “The harder question to answer is, why do we give everything to a cause that seems so hopeless?” This film, which lets viewers experience extinction in real time, helps answer that. 

David Hambridge is an Emmy-nominated cinematographer, commercial director and documentary filmmaker based in the U.S. Kifaru is his first feature-length documentary as a director.

Special thanks to our Community Partners, including Planet Rhino (planetrhino.tcu.edu), Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (fossilrim.org), and the Dallas Zoo (www.dallaszoo.org). 

Free Event - Monday, August 26 7 pm - 9 pm

Landmark's Magnolia Theatre

3699 McKinney Avenue

Dallas, TX 75204

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earthxfilm-presents-kifaru-tickets-65813665445

 

ABOUT EarthX 

EarthX convenes the world’s largest environmental expo, conference and film festival. Founded in 2011 as Earth Day Dallas by environmentalist and businessman Trammell S. Crow, the Texas-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization promotes environmental awareness and impact through conscious business, nonpartisan collaboration and community-driven sustainable solutions. In 2019, the event drew over 177,000 attendees, 2,000 environmental leaders, exhibitors and 400 speakers. Earthx2020 will be held April 24 – 26, 2020 in Dallas. Visit www.EarthX.org.

 

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