Africa’s elephants are hurtling toward extinction as fuel for the worldwide ivory trade. While conservationists howl and corrupt governments fail to address the ongoing slaughter, one brave family has manned the front lines for decades, rescuing one elephant at a time. Go inside Kenyaв’s David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, in Gardeners of Eden, to witness their heroic efforts to stop the poachers in the bush, rescue the orphans of slain elephants and raise them and re-introduce them to their home in the wild. Directed by Austin Peck and Anneliese Vandenberg. Produced by Kristin Davis, Bryn Mooser, Molly Swenson, Austin Peck and Anneliese Vandenberg.
Discussion with actress, philanthropist and filmmaker Kristin Davis andВ Rob Brandford, Executive Director, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (UK) follows screening.
Sunday, March 29, 4:00 p.m.
FREE. Reservations required.В This screening is fully booked.
Carnegie Institution for Science, Elihu Root Auditorium, 1530 P St., NW (Metro: Dupont Circle)