Warriors Who Once Feared Elephants Now Protect Them: A Lecture by National Geographic Photographer Ami Vitale



The Roxy Theater Screen 2 Thu, Apr 17, 1800 7:00 PM
The Roxy Theater Screen 2 Tue, Apr 17, 2018 7:00 PM
Film Info
Series:Special IWFF Event
Run Time:60 min


Nikon Ambassador and National Geographic magazine photographer Ami Vitale has lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit—all in keeping with her philosophy of “living the story.”

She has traveled to more than 90 countries, bearing witness not only to violence and conflict, but also to surreal beauty and to the enduring power of the human spirit. Recently, she has turned her lens to compelling wildlife stories, such as returning critically endangered captive born species, like the giant pandas back to the wild and attempts to save the last living northern white rhinos from extinction. Based in Montana, Vitale is a contract photographer with National Geographic magazine and frequently gives workshops throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

For the 41st IWFF, she presents her new lecture, "Warriors Who Once Feared Elephants Now Protect Them."