- USA/UK/Namibia/South Africa/Zimbabwe
- 1h 45min
- Directed by: Christina Clusiau, Shaul Schwarz
- UK release: 17 November 2017
Documentary about big-game hunting, examining claims by hunters that legalised hunting helps the local economy, and by ranch owners that the ban on legal sale of rhino horn keeps poachers in operation. Well-conceived, thoughtful, powerful and sometimes distressing, dodging knee-jerk responses in favour of rigorous investigation.
Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)
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Trophy13 Nov 2017
Well-conceived, thoughtful documentary that takes a complex look at big-game hunting
This documentary from Shaul Schwarz and co-director Christina Clusiau about big-game hunting begins in arresting fashion: a rhino is captured, and hunters quickly and mechanically remove the animal's horn with an electric saw. Within seconds, the owner…
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