An epic new documentary ‘thriller’, with Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio as its executive producer, reveals the tragic truth: that ivory traders actually want elephants to become extinct… in order to increase the value of the “white gold” of ivory.
‘The Ivory Game’ (watch trailer below) goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking… and ultimately serves as an urgent wake‐up call that time is running out for the African elephants… as they rapidly near extinction.
Award‐winning directors Richard Ladkani and Kief Davidson filmed undercover for 16 months in China and Africa with a team of intelligence operatives, undercover activists, frontline rangers and conservationists, to infiltrate the corrupt global network of ivory trafficking. The film – a Netflix original – exposes the organised crime syndicates and the kingpins responsible for the death of thousands of #elephants.
The directors say: “When we first heard about the mass killings of elephants in Africa and their possible extinction, we were shocked. Virtually no one knew this was going on. We wanted to let the world know about this tragedy in a format that would reach millions of people.
“After three years of work, we hope The Ivory Game sparks an emotional outcry among opinion leaders, politicians and audiences around the world. The message is loud and clear: We cannot let this happen. If we allow the largest land mammal on earth to disappear on our watch, we won’t simply lose an iconic species — we’ll lose our humanity.”
The documentary will be released on 4 November on Netflix.
Watch The Ivory Game official trailer:
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