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“Gambling on Extinction” at DREFF (Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival)

In September, we brought Gambling On Extinction to the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF). Director, Jakob Kneser was on hand for a post-screening Q & A. Excerpt from an article written on the DREFF blog:“Gambling on Extinction” Sensitizes APEC University Students to Multi-billion-dollar Businesses Behind Killings of Elephants and Rhinoceros The screening of the documentary and

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“Gambling On Extinction” wins prestigious prize at NaturVision

“Gripping as a thriller” – “Gambling on Extinction” wins the German Environmental and Sustainability Award “Gambling on Extinction” wins the German Environmental and Sustainability Award at NaturVision Film Festival on Sunday (July 26, 2015). The jury statement reads: “Gambling on Extinction grab you like a thriller and takes you into the abyss of globalised world”.

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Whoop! Whoop! To Ludwigsburg we go: 2015 NaturVision Film Festival

Today marks the first day of Germany’s premiere environmental film festival. The NaturVision Film Festival runs from July 23-26 in Ludwigsburg. MORE GREAT NEWS … Der Letzte Raubzug / Gambling On Extinction is nominated for the Deutscher Umwelt- und Nachhaltigkeitsfilmpreis, the German Environmental Film Award. The winners will be announced at NaturVision on Sunday night

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Gambling On Extinction airs on ARTE

From the broadcaster: “The illegal wildlife trade is the third-most lucrative black-market trade after the trafficking of drugs and weapons, with annual sales estimated at $20 billion. While the trade in endangered animal species has been prohibited for decades, the means to enforce these prohibitions effectively are lacking. Who are the global players in this

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Der Letzte Raubzug – Europäische Fernsehpremiere 23. Juni 2015 auf ARTE

Der illegale Handel mit Wildtieren ist nach dem Handel mit Drogen und Waffen der lukrativste illegale Wirtschaftszweig, mit einem jährlichen Umsatz von geschätzten 20 Milliarden Dollar. Zwar ist der Handel mit bedrohten Tierarten seit Jahrzehnten verboten, aber es fehlen die Mittel, um diese Verbote wirksam durchzusetzen. Wer sind die globalen Mitspieler in diesem tödlichen Spiel

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Gambling On Extinction nominated for NaturVision award

We’re delighted to share with you that Gambling On Extinction has been nominated for the NaturVision 2015 German Conservation and Sustainability Film Award. NaturVision is Germany’s longest-running nature film festival, focusing on the natural world, wildlife, the environment and sustainability. The 14th annual NaturVision Film Festival will run from July 2015 23 – 26 in Ludwigsburg,

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Gambling on Extinction Wins Big at IFF EkotopFilm 2015

Wildlife trafficking documentary “Gambling on Extinction” wins the Prize of the President of the Festival Committee at the International Film Festival EKOTOPFILM – ENVIROFILM 2015. “Gambling on Extinction” was screened on May 29, 2015 in the Sustainable Lifestyle program. Unfortunately we could not attend the festival’s award ceremony in Bratislava, but Jakob [Kneser, director] sent a personal

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Gambling On Extinction / Der Letzte Raubzug premieres at the Abaton Cinema (Hamburg, Germany)

Thank you everybody for coming to our European cinema premiere at the Abaton cinema in Hamburg on Wednesday (May 27, 2015)! Great turnout, great audience, great feedback. Thank you so much, Robert Kless and the team from IFAW for supporting us! We were all so excited that we forgot to take photos but here’s a

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