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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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Thursday, October 13 • 18:00 - 19:55
DOUBLE BILL: An Elephant's Tale: The Matriarch | Naledi: A Baby Elephant's Tale LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

Hear the true story of a baby elephant born into a rescue camp in the Botswana wilderness. When she’s orphaned after only one month with her mother, the men looking after her herd must suddenly become tireless surrogates just to keep her alive. Camp scientist Mike Chase knows the stakes. He’s launched the most ambitious census ever to count elephants across Africa: a last ditch effort to help them survive. Now, he must race to defend an entire species while struggling to save a single life.

Nominated for the Theatrical Award
United States, 90 mins
Vulcan Productions in association with Off The Fence

The screening will be preceded by the showing of An Elephant's Tale: The Matriarch, a two minute short that tells the tale of a single elephant providing powerful testimony to the experience of the species as a whole at this crucial moment in their existence.

Nominated for the Campaign Award
United States, 2 mins
Natalie Cash

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. 

Thursday October 13, 2016 18:00 - 19:55 BST
Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX