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WILDSCREEN | RED APE: Saving the Orangutan + Q&A

Tuesday 16 October 2018, 18:30 to 19:50

Combining genuine rescue footage with contributions from experts throughout, this Natural World documentary looks toward the future and asks what hope remains to save the orangutan.

For the last decade, a team of frontline medics has been fighting to save Borneo’s critically endangered orangutans. Armed with cameras, International Animal Rescue has documented their struggle: pulling apes from devastated jungle, giving emergency medical care, rehabilitating, and releasing the healthiest orangutans back into the wild. This is both the story of their life-saving work and of how one of our closest wild relatives has been pushed to the brink of extinction. Combining genuine rescue footage with contributions from experts throughout, this Natural World documentary looks toward the future and asks what hope remains to save the orangutan.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A 

United Kingdom, 59 mins
Offspring Films, for BBC Natural World co-produced with Animal Planet
Nominated for: Doghouse Editing Award

WARNING: Contains scenes that some audiences may find distressing

DELEGATES: Week/day ticket holders don't need to purchase tickets to screenings as they're included in your delegate pass. But since capacity is limited, you do need to book a ticket in advance of this screening via https://red-ape-wildscreen.eventbrite.co.uk?discount=delegate2018  Tickets are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

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