• More action adventure than traditional documentary, Lion Ark follows the world’s most ambitious and daring animal rescue, with a narrative compiled from film, interviews, conversations and reactions as events unfolded. How attitudes to animals were changed in Bolivia, illegal circuses pursued and closed, and 25 lions airlifted to freedom.

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Lion Ark and CITES

As the Conference of Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) opens in South Africa, Lion Ark will raise awareness about animals and the enforcement of animal protection laws.

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Lion Ark Premieres in South Africa

Multi-award winning action-documentary Lion Ark has its South African premiere later this month, in cinemas in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

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Lion Ark on TV across South America

A newly dubbed Arca de Leones – the Spanish version of Lion Ark – was screened on Animal Planet throughout the week of August 15th, 2016 and in most South American countries.

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Award winning Lion Ark returns to LA to help Save The Lions

Lion Ark plays at the LA Screen Actors Guild, 5:15pm on Saturday April 9, to help Animal Defenders International airlift 33 ex-circus lions from South America to a sanctuary in their native Africa next month.


Lion Ark on Animal Planet Brasil

LION ARK screens on Saturday 20 February at 22.20 as part of Animal Planet Brasil’s “RELEASE YOUR BEASTS” season.

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Lion Ark winning streak continues, prize committed to saving more lions

Lion Ark has been voted the Audience Award out of all features at YES Film Festival in Columbus, Indiana.