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The documentary that everyone’s talking about

Synopsis

From the studio that brought you ‘Ivory Game’ and ‘Sea of Shadows’ comes a new and powerful documentary, ‘Eyes of the Orangutan’. A captivating exploration of one of the most troubling facets of modern wildlife tourism, and an uplifting celebration of one of our closest living relatives: the orangutan. Wildlife tourism has become a lucrative business and is now worth around 250 billion dollars a year. These profits come at a cost – and it is the animals who pay the ultimate price.

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Special guests

AARON GEKOSKI

Aaron Gekoski is an internationally acclaimed environmental photojournalist, film-maker and TV host, specialising in human-animal conflict.

His photography regularly appears in the international press. He has won numerous awards; at Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Nature Photographer of the Year, and – as a film-maker – Wildlife Conservation Film Festival.

He has spent years documenting animals in captivity and is founder and lead investigator at Raise the Red Flag, a global campaign to end cruelty in the Wildlife Tourism industry.

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Shannon Elizabeth

Simon Borchert

Chris Scarffe

Susanne Lummer

Femke den Haas

Dr Jamartin Sihite

Ian Redmond

Ben Callison

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