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The Wildscreen Festival is the world’s leading international festival celebrating and advancing storytelling about the natural world. Held every two years, the Wildscreen Festival brings together the wildlife film, tv and photography community to transform the craft of natural world storytelling across platforms and across audiences. Through an unrivalled programme of events including workshops, masterclasses, screenings and sessions, it shares the inside track on emerging trends and is the most powerful platform for emerging talent to break into the industry.  It is also the home of the illustrious Wildscreen Panda Awards or ‘Green Oscars’ honouring the most remarkable achievement in the craft of natural world filmmaking and storytelling.

The Wildscreen Festival 2016 will take place 10-14 October 2016 in Bristol, UK. Further information is available at www.wildscreen.org and delegate tickets are on sale now from Eventbrite.

Please note that the programme is being updated daily as guest availability changes. Wildscreen reserves the right to make such updates to the programme and timings, and will endeavour to make those changes as quickly as possible.

The majority of events have a limited numbers of seats. Entrance is permitted on a first-come-first-served basis at the venue door. For particularly high-profile events, you may be asked to RSVP to secure your seat beforehand. Details will be sent to you in advance.

The programme include both industry events, which are included in the price of your day or week delegate pass, and public events that anyone is welcome to attend. 

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Tuesday, October 11 • 18:00 - 20:10
The Ivory Game LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

Wildlife activists and investigators put their lives on the line to battle the illegal African ivory trade in this suspenseful on-the-ground documentary, executive-produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. Africa’s elephants are at major risk, more so today than ever before and the worldwide demand for ivory is causing havoc in the African bush. But slowly, the world is awakening to the problem. But is it too late? Academy Award nominee Kief Davidson and award-winning filmmaker Richard Ladkani have joined forces to direct a high profile, feature-length documentary on the plight of Africa’s elephants. Shot on location around the world, the filmmakers follow a number of remarkable heroes who have dedicated their lives to the honorable cause of saving the world's largest land mammal from extinction.

Nominated for the Theatrical Award
Austria, 110 mins
A NETFLIX documentary. Terra Mater Film Studios and Vulcan Productions in association with Malaika Pictures in association with Appian Way

NOTE: Week/day ticket holders don't need to purchase tickets to screenings as they're included in your delegate pass. But you do need to collect tickets in advance of your chosen screenings by showing your delegate pass at the Watershed Box Office. Tickets are available on a first-come-first-served basis.  


Tuesday October 11, 2016 18:00 - 20:10
Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX