END OF THE GAME
Academy Award Short Films by Robin Lehman
END OF THE GAME (USA, 1976, 28 min.)
Filmed in Zaire, Kenya and Tanzania, this film presents an intimate and haunting view of the panorama of East African wildlife, from deep inside an anthill to giraffes suckling their young. Duels for supremacy, feeding time and playtime all end as the animals disappear one by one while the sound of a rifle shatters the magic of life. Directed by Robin Lehman and produced by Robin Lehman and Claire Wilbur. 1976 Academy Award-winner, Best Short Documentary.
Shown as part of a program on Robin Lehman’s Oscar Short Films, along with DON’T and NIGHTLIFE.
Introduced by Flo Stone, President and Founder, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. Discussion with filmmaker Robin Lehman.
FREE. No reservations needed.