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Elephant Path/Njaia Njoku

Against a backdrop of luminous natural beauty, pierced by callous human violence, an American biologist, a Bayaka tracker, a Bantu eco-guard, and an Israeli security contractor form an unlikely alliance.

As their lives converge on the paths of the last wild herd of forest elephants in the Central African Republic, each will be tested by the realities of war and the limits of hope for the majestic animals they have committed their lives to study and protect.

Director(s): Todd McGrain
Production: Scott Anger, Dr. Andrew Stern, Natalie Ruiz Tofano
Actors: Sessely Bernard, Andrea Turkalo, Zephirine Mbele, Nir Karlon, Katy Payne, Peter Wrege
 
Year: 2017
Duration: 52 min
Our age recommendation: 16
Language (audio): English, Sango
Language (subtitles): English
Country of origin: United States
Shooting Locations: United States, Central African Republic
 
Screening rights: Lost Bird Films ()

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Main topic(s): Human Potential
Secondary topics: africa courage forest wildlife activism
Mentions: elephants forest elephants biology research poaching rainforest Elephant Listening Project Bayanga Dzanga Sessley River ivory ivory trade civil war tracker eco-guard courage
Topic Page(s): Human Potential

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