Environmental Film Fest: Summer Series

Conservation Shorts I: Iconic Wildlife

Expired July 12, 2021 3:45 AM
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Available to stream anytime, Thursday, July 8, through Sunday July 11.

This program highlights stories of at-risk wildlife populations and the human activities that help and hurt their conservation. From bison to ocelot to wolves and other predators, see how conservationists are keeping track of endangered wildlife and navigating conflicting public and private interests to give these species the space to thrive.  

Tells the story of one of the most endangered and beautiful wild cats in the United States -- a species so elusive that high-quality images and video have never been captured until now. With fewer than 100 individuals remaining in the US, the ocelot is critically endangered, genetically isolated, and only exists in Texas. But there is hope. American Ocelot provides a glimpse into the lives of this mysterious species, explores the nuances of the Endangered Species Act, and aims to invigorate ocelot recovery to ensure the long-term survival of the species.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    33 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    D.C. Premiere
  • Director
    Ben Masters