"Films like Virunga are powerful stories that are a window into the incredible cultural and natural diversity of our world, the forces that are threatening to destroy it, and the people who are fighting to protect it."
Actor and activist, Leonardo DiCaprio

    • The film

      Virunga is the incredible true story of a group of brave individuals risking their lives to save Africa’s oldest national park in the midst of renewed civil war and a scramble for the region’s natural resources.

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    • The impact

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      The film brought worldwide attention to the threat to the park from British mining company SOCO International, in the process forging an international coalition of partners to protect Virunga.


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  • The Team

    • Directed byOrlando von Einsiedel
    • Produced byJoanna Natasegara
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