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British filmmaker Orlando von Einsiedel combines the verve of a gritty action thriller with the stark immediacy of investigative journalism in this Oscar-nominated documentary. More than just an exercise in environmentally-minded enlightenment, this is a piece of storytelling - much like the National Park itself - brimming with life.




The incredible true story of a group of brave park rangers risking their lives to protect Virunga National Park - one of the most biodiverse places on Earth and home to the planet’s last remaining mountain gorillas - from armed militias, poachers and the political forces seeking control of Congo’s oil.