The Last Animals is a story about an extraordinary group of people who go to incredible lengths to save the planet’s last animals. The documentary follows the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to protect elephants and rhinos. From Africa’s front lines to behind the scenes of Asian markets to the United States, the film takes an intense look at the global response to this slaughter and the desperate measures to genetically rescue the Northern White rhinos who are on the edge of extinction.
This film is part of a yearlong, international film series highlighting the remarkable and innovative work of women filmmakers and women on screen. All fourteen films in the series are directed by women and focus on women’s experiences. Film production and financing span eight different countries. This series is sponsored by the College Library, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Film & Media Studies with additional support and film selections by The Center for the Sustainable Environment; French & Francophone Studies; Italian Studies; Judaic Studies; and Spanish and Latin American Studies. For more information, visit https://library.fandm.edu/gamechangersfilms