Escape from Extinction

Escape from Extinction

American Humane’s inaugural 90-minute documentary throws a vitally important spotlight on critical efforts that may be among the last, best chances to save one million species on the verge of a catastrophic mass extinction.

Narrated by Academy Award, Tony and Emmy-Award-winner Helen Mirren, the film examines the work of the major zoological organizations that are racing against the clock to preserve the million species disappearing in today’s Sixth Mass Extinction.

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See the Sequel! Escape from Extinction Rewilding

Rewilding, a proven method for sustainable conservation, has the potential to bring back hundreds of thousands of species from the brink of extinction. Through compelling storytelling and breathtaking cinematography, this documentary showcases the tangible successes and ongoing challenges in this exciting field.

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News & Updates

Variety Magazine | Western Films Acquires Environmental Doc ‘Escape from Extinction Rewilding’

July 15, 2024 — “Escape from Extinction Rewilding” has been acquired by Western Films for U.S. distribution. The indie player made the acquisition in association with American Humane, the United States’ first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare practices. Directed and produced by Matthew Brady through his company MRB Productions, the documentary showcases how “rewilding,” an innovative, ground-tested solution,…
July 15, 2024

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