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Tuesday, September 26 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Rise of the Warrior Apes Screening with Q&A

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A finalist in Best Animal Behavior and Best Science & Nature
Rise of the Warrior Apes tells the 25 year story of the rise of the largest and most powerful troop of chimps ever known - the formidable Ngogo community in Uganda. The story is told entirely from the perspective of the scientists who have lived alongside them for a quarter of a century. 
Made possible in part through support from the National Science Foundation 

Facilitator
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Brian Leith

Director & Executive Producer, Brian Leith Productions
Brian Leith is a director and executive producer specialising in 'man and nature' stories. He has produced a Disneynature film 'Born in China', and a 75' documentary 'Ghost of the Mountains' which have been nominated for awards at this year's festival. He is creative director and... Read More →

Speakers
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John Mitani

Behavioral Ecologist, James N. Spuhler Collegiate Professor, University of Michigan
John Mitani is the James N. Spuhler Collegiate Professor at the University of Michigan.  He is an animal behaviorist who studies the behavior of our closest living relatives, the nonhuman primates.  During the past 40 years, he has conducted fieldwork with all five apes in the world... Read More →
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James Reed

Founder, Underdog Films
James worked in Natural History film making for various companies in Bristol (UK), including Silverback, Icon and the BBC, before setting up a small production company of his own, Underdog Films, for the purposes of making a self-financed film called Jago: A Life Underwater. Everyone... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Explorers Room Jackson Lake Lodge