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I watched the documentary called Virunga last night, and really liked the film. Virunga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 137 more words




I have to admit feeling more than slightly ashamed when I realised I had seen none of this year’s recently-announced Oscar nominated documentaries. I decided that this could be quickly rectified by watching Virunga, a Netflix original documentary which counts Leonardo DiCaprio amongst its executive producers. 649 more words


Congo Christmas - Oscar Bid for Movie Virunga

Driving through Rwanda to east Congo I could not get over the amount of cultivation. Miles of terraced mountains divided for maize, banana trees, cassava, beans, tea bushes (for which Rwanda is well-known) etc.–the whole countryside felt more like Tuscany than Africa to me. 434 more words

12 Days Of Christmas In Congo

Virunga: How Conservation and Human Rights Intertwine  

Since my return from Rwanda, and my hopefully-not-once-in-a-lifetime visit with the Mountain Gorillas, I have been meaning to watch the documentary Virunga on Netflix.

I finally made time for it as a study break during my final exams period, and boy, am I glad I did. 445 more words

DANTA: Association For Conservation Of The Tropics

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Virunga Film Review: Melbourne International Film Festival

Finally, a documentary that has it all! Prepare to laugh, cry, hold your breath and be on the edge of your seat with the Australian premiere of… 528 more words

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If the "Hopeless" Have Hope, Then Who Can Justify Dismissing It?

In 1992 I took a survey course in Physical Anthropology at my local community college. It is not too much to say that it was a life-affecting experience–and I lay the blame firmly on Foley Benson, one of the finest teachers I’ve ever had.   925 more words

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