Title: Envision screening of Academy Award-nominated documentary Virunga
Date: April 2014
Venue: Directors Guild of America Theatre
Speaker: Edward Norton, Academy Award-nominated actor and UN Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity
The Academy Award-nominated documentary film Virunga, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, tells the story of Africa’s oldest national park and last natural habitat for the endangered mountain gorilla, against the backdrop of civil war and dark forces struggling to control Congo's rich natural resources.
CCOI organized the screening in collaboration with the Independent Filmmaker Project.
Related UN Issues:
Sustainable Development Goal #15 – Life on Land, Biodiversity