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What: 📅 ENCOUNTERS 2024: DIARY OF AN ELEPHANT ORPHAN

https://tickets.tixsa.co.za/event/encounters-2024-DIARYOFANELEPHANTORPHAN

When:

Where: 🎥 Bioscope

How much:

🎟️ R80.00Bioscope Ticket

Every year since our founding in 2010, The Bioscope has proudly hosted screenings of The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival. Now over 25 years old as a festival, Encounters returns to The Bioscope once again with screenings from 21 June - 30 July. Tickets are R80. For more information on the festival as a whole, please visit encounters.co.za
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DIARY OF AN ELEPHANT ORPHAN
Hermien Roelvert-Van Gils | South Africa | 2023 | 83 min
Diary of an Elephant Orphan takes us through the struggles and turmoils of orphaned baby elephants, and the people who’ve made it their life’s mission to save them. Khanyisa, a baby elephant that was caught in a wire trap, is the newest addition to the elephant sanctuary. There, her thirst for survival is matched only by the passion of the people tasked at raising her. We see her at her best, and we cry with her caretakers at her worst. All of this effort is not in vain, as the ultimate goal - introducing her to a new herd - is always on the horizon, and something she clearly craves. For what orphan does not desire a family of their own?