Documentary Ivory. A Crime Story by Sergey Yastzhembskiy will be shown in Kenya
On the eve of the Summit of African countries leaders (to be held this weekend in the capital of Kenya, Nairobi), dedicated to the problem of African elephants poaching, documentary filmmaker Sergey Yastrzhembskiy took part in one of the most famous talk show of the country "Jeff Koinange Live».
The show is very popular in East Africa, its audience is more than 5 million people. Participation of Yastrzhembskiy in this show is not without reason: he has just completed work on a documentary about the extermination of African elephants. The film will be released under the name «IVORY. A CRIME STORY». Jeff Koinange narrated the English version of the film.
Part of the filming took place in Kenya, known for its national parks with rich populations of African animals, including elephants. In addition, the world famous organizations making the efforts to rescue the elephants, such as SAVE THE ELEPHANT, SHELDRICK FOUNDATION, are based in Kenya.
Sergey told about the turns of film shooting in 30 countries, about his view of solving the problem of African elephants poaching, about the need for international pressure on position of China, which receives over 90% of illegal ivory.
In turn, Jeff wanted to know how the Russians treat the problem of extermination of elephants, as well as to know the motivation of Russian sponsors, who had been financing for three years the shooting of the film, co-produced by three countries - Russia, Kenya and France.
After the show, the representatives of the central Kenyan television (KTN) offered Sergey Yastrzhembskiy to discuss the screening of the film in Kenya.