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The Protectors

The Protectors: Walk in the Ranger's Shoes is a VR documentary short from Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and co-creator Imraan Ismail, which chronicles a day in the life of the rangers in Garamba National Park, who serve as the last line of defense in a race against extinction at the hands of poachers slaughtering elephants for their ivory tusks.

Production Company:
Here Be Dragons with Annapurna Pictures and African Parks for National Geographic
United States
Running Time:
10 mins
Categories Nominated:
Innovation Award


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