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23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Czechs Save… Antelopes in Senegal
Czechs Save… Antelopes in Senegal
Czechs Save… Antelopes in Senegal
Czechs Save… Antelopes in Senegal
Czechs Save… Antelopes in Senegal

Czechs Save… Antelopes in Senegal

director: Zdeněk Suchý
original title: Češi zachraňují... antilopy v Senegalu
country: Czech Republic
year: 2017
running time: 26 min.

synopsis

The largest antelope in the world, the giant eland, lives in the Senegalese savannah and is on the verge of extinction. Its numbers hover somewhere around the last two hundred individuals. A team led by engineer Karolína Brandlová has managed something unprecedented: At the Bandia Reservation just a few kilometers from the country’s capital, they have succeeded – through careful breeding and with the help of Senegalese preservationists and the operators of a local safari – to turn a group of just six antelopes into a herd numbering several dozen animals. The second episode of a documentary series hosted by Dan Bárta about endangered animals throughout the world.

more about film

director: Zdeněk Suchý
producer: Kristýna Nováková
script: Zdeněk Suchý, Dan Bárta
photography: Petr Vejslík, Dan Bárta
editing: Vladimír Barák
sound: Michael Míček

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