Gambling on Extinction Wins Big at IFF EkotopFilm 2015

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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 thank you video on behalf of the team.

Watch Jakob’s acceptance speech below.


The International Film Festival Ekotopfilm – Envirofilm 2015 is about new technologies, science, research, environment and ecology. IFF Ekotopfilm – Envirofilm 2015 is be simultaneously held in Bratislava – the Capital City of the Slovak Republic and Banska Bystrica. The aim of the festival is to introduce, confront and encourage the production of films and TV programs with the intention of nature and environment protection in a worldwide scale, to broaden the horizons of people and to increase their activity in resolving those issues, and also to assist with the education and care for the nature and environment at the same time.

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