Winner, William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award
Spotlighting the tiger as the most charismatic animal on earth, this adventure-conservation film enters the realm of the Royal Bengal Tiger in the Sundarbans on the border of India and Bangladesh. It follows Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, one of the top big cat biologists, as he tracks tigers in the worldв’s largest mangrove forest and one of the endangered tiger speciesв’ last strongholds. Asking the essential question of wildlife conservation everywhere вЂ” how can man co-exist with nature? вЂ” the film seeks to communicate the desperate state of tigers and the vital work being done to save them.В Directed by George Butler. Written by Caroline Alexander. Produced by White Mountain Films.
Introduced by Diana Walker, award-winning photographer. Discussion with filmmaker George Butler; Caroline Alexander, the filmв’s writer and author of the 2008 New Yorker article, вЂњTigerland,вЂќ on which the filmв’s story was based and film subject Alan Rabinowitz follows screening.
Thursday, March 26, 7:00 p.m.
Tickets, $10. This screening is SOLD OUT.
Carnegie Institution for Science, Elihu Root Auditorium, 1530 P St., NW (Metro: Dupont Circle)